[Histonet] Caveat about true "Sharpie" marker pens for tissue cassettes Re:Colored Cassettes for multi institution study

Gayle Callis gcallis <@t> montana.edu
Fri Mar 18 09:50:46 CST 2005

Caveat:  True Sharpie marker, per se, ink is washed off by processing 
solvents.  Are you refering to the STATMARK PEN (StatLab) or Superfrost 
Marker II pen that LOOK like "sharpie" markers but have special ink that 
stays on plastic cassettes?

    At 02:34 PM 3/17/2005, you wrote:

>Hal- You might consider a cassette bearing a large letter for each 
>institution. A sequentially bar coded set would permit accurate sample 
>logging and tracking. These markings could be put on the side to permit 
>traditional sharpie markings on the face. Alternatively the face could be 
>marked with large letters leaving room for the sharpie.
>See a picture at
>Hope this helps Hal.
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Gayle Callis
Research Histopathology Supervisor
Veterinary Molecular Biology
Montana State University - Bozeman
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Bozeman MT 59717-3610
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