How can I return my lab coat?

Lab Coat Drop-off:

  1. Pack lab coat(s) in a bag or box and seal it.
  2. Bring the lab coat(s) to the Hazardous Materials Facility Monday-Friday, 6am-2:30pm.

Hazardous Materials Facility entrance

  1. Hand the bag or box to a staff member.
    • If you cannot gain entrance to the building, ring the doorbell outside the large sliding gate.

Door bell outside Hazardous Materials Facility

Mail Extra Lab Coat(s) to EH&S:

  1. Pack lab coat(s) in a bag or box, and seal it.
  2. Print an EH&S mailing label.
  3. Place the box or bag into the UC Berkeley Campus Mail (not US Postal Service mail).

Request EH&S Pickup (for returns greater than 10 coats)​:

  1. Place lab coats in bags or boxes and set aside in a safe location.
  2. Fill out the Lab Coat Pickup Request Google form.

While soiled lab coats can be returned to EH&S, lab coats contaminated with toxic chemicals, biological hazards, or radioactive materials should be disposed of as hazardous waste. Refer to How do I get my Lab Coat Cleaned? to determine possible contamination and appropriate disposal methods.