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76258 Sigma-Aldrich

Paraplast Plus®

suitable for electron microscopy, pellets (fast-melting)

Synonym: Paraffin – polyisobutylene mixture

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Properties

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form   pellets (fast-melting)
application(s)   electron microscopy: suitable
  hematology: suitable
  histology: suitable
thickness   ≤1 μm , short ribbons
  ≤2 μm , sectioning: continuous ribbons
mp   56-57 °C
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

General description

regular Paraplast with approx. 0.8% DMSO added for enhanced ease of infiltration and sectioning

Application

Paraffin polyisobutylene mixture is a tissue embedding medium composed of highly purified paraffin and polyisobutylene and a low level of dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) to enhance the rate of tissue penetration. Paraffin-polyisobutylene (76258) supports thin wrinkle-free sectioning down to 4 microM with more flexible and continuous ribbons.

Legal Information

Paraplast Plus is a registered trademark of Leica Biosystems

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 2
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

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