[Histonet] cassette labels erased by processor

Malika Benatti malbenatti <@t> googlemail.com
Wed Mar 31 09:40:44 CDT 2010

Hi there,

I would suggest to use a pencil rather than a marker pen to label  
cassettes when processing cassette with the Sakura VIP , my lab had a  
number of the so called solvent proof pen on trial and have yet to  
find one that survive processing.

Malika Benatti BSc MIBMS
Specialist Biomedical Scientist
Great Ormond Street Children Hospital

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On 31 Mar 2010, at 15:13, "Catherine Breen" <cmb321 <@t> excite.com> wrote:

> I am looking for help solving a lab mystery.  The cassettes in our  
> lab are labeled with an SP Securline Marker II and then processed in  
> a Sakura VIP processor.  Two weeks ago the entire batch came out  
> labeled much more lightly than usual, some to the point of where the  
> label was completely effaced.
> Our current theory is that an acid cleanser (Citronox) or possibly  
> another acid was accidentally introduced into the processor.
> Has any lab experienced this problem before, especially with Citronox?
> Thank you.
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