[Histonet] Recycled Alocohol and Xylene

anita dudley azdudley <@t> hotmail.com
Tue Sep 28 14:18:02 CDT 2004

wanda, we use recycled alcohol on our processor, the xylene is fresh tho. we 
recycle clearrite on the machine, but use xylene on the processor. haven't 
had any problems tho with using the recycled alcohol.  anita dudley, 
providence hosp. mobile alabama

>From: Smith Wanda <Wanda.Smith <@t> HCAhealthcare.com>
>To: "'histonet <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu'" 
><histonet <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu>
>Subject: [Histonet] Recycled Alocohol and Xylene
>Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2004 12:17:20 -0500
>Hey Netters,
>We are demo-ing a recycler and are using the recycled alcohol and xylene on
>our tissue processor since mid-August.  The histotechs here feel that our
>tissue has recently become dry and brittle and is getting worse.  Could 
>be from the recycled products?  We do use brand new reagents in the last
>100% and last xylene.  Has anyone else experienced this problem using
>recycled products?
>Thanks for any insight on this!
> > Wanda G. Smith,  HTL/HT(ASCP)
> > Pathology Supervisor
> > Trident Medical Center Laboratory Services
> > *9330 Medical Plaza Drive, Charleston, SC 29406
> > *843-797-4586 *fax 843-797-4296
> > *wanda.smith <@t> hcahealthcare.com
> >
> >
> >
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