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Are the microorganisms included in the kit safe to use at home?

Updated Jan 29, 2021

The microorganisms included in the Microbiology kit are biosafety level 1 (BSL-1), meaning they are safe to use at home. They are non-virulent strains, and do not require any special disposal processes (e.g., autoclaving or incineration).

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