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F5513 Sigma

Carestream® Kodak® BioMax® XAR Film

size 8 in. (20 cm) × 10 in. (25 cm), Kodak XAR-5 165 1454

Synonym: autoradiography film, xray film



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General description

• Coated with emulsion on both sides of the clear base.
• Recommended for chemiluminescence.
• Very versatile for autoradiography with high or low energy isotopes.
• Sensitivity can be increased with intensifying screens when using low-energy isotopes.
• When handling film in a darkroom, Kodak LED Safelight Darkroom Illuminator is recommended.
• All the XAR films are the same, just packaged differently.

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Kodak X-OMAT AR film was reformulated to become BioMax XAR film.

Legal Information

BioMax is a registered trademark of Carestream Health, Inc.

Carestream is a registered trademark of Carestream Health, Inc.

Kodak is a registered trademark of Eastman Kodak Company

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Which document(s) contains shelf-life or expiration date information for a given product?
If available for a given product, the recommended re-test date or the expiration date can be found on the Certificate of Analysis. These documents are located on the product detail page under Useful Links & Tools. Click on the following link to search for a Certificate of Analysis. Please click the following link to see the details on our Product Dating Information.
How do I get lot-specific information or a Certificate of Analysis?
A Certificate of Analysis is available by lot number and can be obtained through our Advanced Search Option: http://www.sigmaaldrich.com/catalog/AdvancedSearchPage.do
How do I find price and availability?
There are several ways to find pricing and availability for our products.  Once you log onto our website, you will find the price and availability displayed on the product detail page. You can contact any of our Customer Sales and Service offices to receive a quote.  USA customers:  1-800-325-3010 or view local office numbers. 
What is the Department of Transportation shipping information for this product?
Transportation information can be found in Section 14 of the product's (M)SDS. To access the shipping information for this material, use the link on the product detail page for the product, or search here. 
My question is not addressed here, how can I contact Technical Service for assistance?
Use the option to the right to "Ask a Question" by email of a Technical Service Scientist.
How do I handle autoradiography film?
Please view autoradiography film tips provided by Carestream Health, Inc. http://www.carestream.com/autoradiography-film-tips.html
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