[Histonet] Formalin smell in the last paraffin station in vip 6 tissue tek

Jamal j.rowaihi <@t> alborglaboratories.com
Tue Nov 25 02:18:44 CST 2014

If the paraffin are overheated it gives abnormal odor.
Recheck the paraffin bath temperature and the paraffin melting point then make sure to adjust the bath temperature at 2 degrees above the melting point.
Please update me.

Best Regards,

Jamal M. Al Rowaihi	Anatomic Pathology Supervisor       | Al Borg Medical Laboratories |  Mobile +966 503629832| j.rowaihi <@t> alborglaboratories.com 
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Subject: [Histonet] Formalin smell in the last paraffin station in vip 6 tissue tek

Dear all
After processing in vip 6 the last paraffin has a strong odour of formalin

Have anybody experienced the same
Any ideas why it is happening.

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