[Histonet] trying to locate MSDS for AO polishing compound

Gayle Callis gcallis <@t> montana.edu
Tue Jun 6 13:50:23 CDT 2006

Is this for knife sharpening? Leica should help since they acquired 
AO,  there are still some of these knife sharpening devices out there, and 
maybe still sold?  Leica should know what is in that compound.  I have CC 
this message to Don Birgerson at Lecia,  he will probably be able to help you.

At 11:37 AM 6/6/2006, you wrote:
>Hi Netters,
>I have just spent a fruitless hour hunting the MSDS net for a list of the 
>ingredients for American Optical "AOlite polishing compound" circa 1970 
>ish? Yes, I foolishly found a bottle in deep storage. Yes, probably it's 
>just mineral oil and some kind of grit, but, I need to dispose of this 
>properly. AO has been out of business for a bit, so no help there, google 
>no help, siri msds no help, ilpi no help, etc.  I have tried all the MSDS 
>websites that I know of, and there are many, and no luck...Anyone out 
>there have any more hints/help? Thanks!

Gayle Callis
Research Histopathology Supervisor
Veterinary Molecular Biology
Montana State University - Bozeman
PO Box 173610
Bozeman MT 59717-3610
406 994-6367
406 994-4303 (FAX)

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