Histosec60 pastilles (without DMSO)

solidification point 58-60°C, embedding agent for histology

storage conditions

Store at +15°C to +25°C.

Quality Level


hematology: suitable
histology: suitable


light gray

transition temp

flash point >100 °C

bulk density

400 kg/m3

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Diagnostic Assay Manufacturing

storage temp.


General description

solidification point 58-60°C, embedding agent for histology


Paraffin embedding medium. Solidification point 58-60°C

Analysis Note

Solidification point (rotating thermometer method)58 - 60 °CEffect of heating (at 65 °C/100 g)clear melt within max. 20 hoursXylol solubility (22°C-25°C/0,1g in 5ml)passes testCutting results (4 µm slices)conformsSolubility of slices in xylene<50 seconds

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