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Catalog NumberPackaging Qty/Pack
1017361000 Plastic bottle 1 l
1017362500 Plastic bottle 2.5 l
Catalogue Number101736
OverviewOSTEOMOLL® - Solution for rapid decalcification (with fixation) for histology, is used for human cell diagnostics and serves to decalcify (demineralize) bone tissue (e. g. punched bone-marrow specimens) and other hard materials and to soften keratinized tissue of human origin, fixing the specimens in the same process.
Decalcification is necessary for optical microscopic examinations of hard tissue in routine histological procedures. For the decalcification of sensitive, calcium-containing tissues, such as iliac crest biopsies, OSTEOSOFT® ( 101728) can be used. Its formulation is based on EDTA. Its pendant, OSTEOMOLL®, can be used for the decalcification of hard tissue such as teeth and bone as its formulation is based on formaldehyde and hydrochloric acid. The amount of OSTEOMOLL®needed is dependent upon on the size, type and thickness of the material. A 30 ml portion of OSTEOMOLL®, which should completely cover the material, can be used twice if the solution is still clear and not contaminated.
The material must first be cut to a thickness of max. 5 mm and an area of ​​6 cm2 (= max. Embedding cassette size). Both solutions are color-coded, to distinguish them from each other, fixatives and solvents used in the histological laboratory. OSTEOSOFT® is color-coded yellow, OSTEOMOLL® is color-coded blue. Whereby OSTEOSOFT® preserves the antigen structures in the tissue, thus, an IHC analysis can be performed, OSTEOMOLL® will be used for tissues that are not destined for antibody analysis.
Both decalcifiers can be used for clinical diagnostic purposes and in laboratory accreditation processes as they are certified and registered as IVD and CE product. The quantity of OSTEOMOLL® required is dependent on the size, type, and density of the respective material. For more details, please see instructions for use (IFU). The IFU can be downloaded from this webpage.
Product Information
HS Code3824 99 92
Quality LevelMQ400
ApplicationSolution for rapid decalcification (with fixation) for histology
Biological Information
Physicochemical Information
Density1.10 g/cm3 (20 °C)
pH value1 (H₂O, 20 °C)
Materials Information
Toxicological Information
Safety Information according to GHS
Hazard Pictogram(s) Hazard Pictogram(s)
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Hazard Pictogram(s)
Hazard Statement(s)H290: May be corrosive to metals.
H302 + H332: Harmful if swallowed or if inhaled.
H314: Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
H317: May cause an allergic skin reaction.
H335: May cause respiratory irritation.
H341: Suspected of causing genetic defects.
H350: May cause cancer.
Precautionary Statement(s)P202: Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.
P280: Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection/ hearing protection.
P301 + P312: IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER/doctor if you feel unwell.
P303 + P361 + P353: IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water.
P304 + P340 + P310: IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Signal WordDanger
Storage class6.1D Non-combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic hazardous materials or hazardous materials causing chronic effects
WGKWGK 3 highly hazardous to water
Carcinogenic compounds and flammable compounds labelled "Highly toxic" or "Toxic": container F. Alkyl sulfates are carcinogenic; Take particular care to avoid inhalation and skin contact. To neutralize alkyl sulfates, add dropwise (from a dropping funnel) to concentrated ice-cool Ammonia solution (Cat.No. 105426) with vigorous stirring. Before placing in container D, check the pH with pH Universal indicator strips (Cat.No. 109535).
Safety Information
Categories of dangerharmful, irritant, carcinogenic, sensitizing
Product Usage Statements
Storage and Shipping Information
StorageStore at +15°C to +25°C.
Packaging Information
Transport Information
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RIDUN 1789 , 8, II
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGRUN 1789 , 8, II
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-CodeUN 1789 , 8, II, Segregation Group: 1 (Acids)
Supplemental Information
Performance testpasses test
Global Trade Item Number
Catalog Number GTIN
1017361000 04022536929026
1017362500 04027269233082