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111609 Histosec™ pastilles

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Catalog NumberPackaging Qty/Pack
1116091000 1 kg
1116092504 Plastic bag 4 x 2.5 kg
1116099025 Fibre carton 25 kg
Catalogue Number111609
SynonymsEmbedding agents for microscopy, Embedding agent, Histosec®
DescriptionHistosec™ pastilles
OverviewHistosec™ pastilles - solidification point 56-58 °C embedding agent for histology, is an embedding medium for histology of samples of human origin. it is a paraffin enriched with polymers and containing DMSO (dimethyl sulfoxide). Histosec™ pastilles (without DMSO) (Cat. nr. 115161) is also available. DMSO (dimethyl sulfoxide) increases the rate of penetration of paraffin and provides additional preservation of the tissue structures. Its melting range is between 56 - 58 °C and, within this range any specimen can be processed without fear of damage irrespective of the method used. In most clinical laboratories the paraffinization is performed with an automated embedding system and is performed directly after the histoprocessing. The Histosec™ pastilles are well soluble with the Intermedia Xylene (isometic mixture) (Cat .no. 108298) or xylene substitutes such as Neo-Clear™ (Cat. no 109843).The paraffin is an IVD registered product and CE certified, thus can be used for clinical diagnostic purposes. For more details, please see instructions for use (IFU). The IFU can be downloaded from this webpage.
Product Information
HS Code2712 20 90
Quality LevelMQ400
Applicationsolidification point 56-58°C embedding agent for histology
Biological Information
Physicochemical Information
Flash point>100 °C
Bulk density400 kg/m3
Materials Information
Toxicological Information
LD 50 dermalLD50 Rabbit > 3000 mg/kg
Safety Information according to GHS
Storage class10 - 13 Other liquids and solids
WGKWGK 2 obviously hazardous to water
Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C.
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Product Usage Statements
Storage and Shipping Information
StorageStore at +15°C to +25°C.
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Transport Information
Supplemental Information
Solidification point (rotating thermometer method)56 - 58 °C
Effect of heating (at 60 °C/100 g)clear melt within max. 20 hours
Solubility in xylene (at 20 °C/0.1 g in 5 ml)clear solute within max. 20 hours
Cutting results (4 µm slices)conforms
Solubility of slices in xylene< 50 seconds
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Catalog Number GTIN

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IVD/OEM Materials & Reagents > Microscopy > Histology > Auxiliaries for Histology
IVD/OEM Materials & Reagents > Microscopy > Universal Reagents > Embedding