[Histonet] xylene free mounting media

Robin Maxwell-Nunn robinmax <@t> rogers.com
Mon Feb 21 19:28:19 CST 2005

We have a tech in our lab who is sensitive to xylene (exhibits headaches, puffy eyes and itchy skin).  We are switching to Formula 83 by CBG Biotech for frozen sections but still need a mountant that is both compatible with this and xylene free.  Does anyone have any suggestions?  

Robin Maxwell-Nunn, MLT
St Mary's General Hospital,
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.

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