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Formalin 20% Buffered Formalin 20% Buffered

General purpose fixative used for routine processing of tissue for light microscopy.

Formalin 20% Non-Buffered Formalin 20% Non-Buffered

General purpose fixative used for routine processing of tissue for light microscopy.

Formalin 10%, Buffered Formalin 10%, Buffered

Most widely used fixative for routine processing of tissue in histology laboratories.

Formalin Concentrate Formalin Concentrate

Concentrate of Formalin fixative which is diluted 4 parts water to 1 part concentrate for a working solution of 10% NBF.

Formaldehyde 37% Formaldehyde 37%

Suitable for both electron and light microscopy and easily penetrates large blocks of tissue.

Formalin 10%, Carson-Millonig Formalin 10%, Carson-Millonig

Used as a dual purpose fixative, suitable for electron and light microscopy.

Reagent Alcohol Reagent Alcohol

A blend of ethanol containing 5% isopropanol and 5% methanol.

Ethanol Solution, 50% Ethanol Solution, 50%

Useful as a dehydrating reagent.

Ethanol Solution, 70% Ethanol Solution, 70%

Useful as a dehydrating reagent.

Ethanol Solution, 80% Ethanol Solution, 80%

Useful as a dehydrating reagent.

Ethanol Solution, 85% Ethanol Solution, 85%

Useful as a dehydrating reagent. 

Ethanol Solution, 95% Ethanol Solution, 95%

Useful as a dehydrating reagent.

Ethanol Solution, 100% Ethanol Solution, 100%

Useful as a dehydrating reagent.

Xylene Xylene

Routine clearing agent.

Mounting Medium T Mounting Medium T

Histo/Cyto Mounting Medium in a toluene matrix using an acrylic resin for coverslipping. 

B-5 Substitute B-5 Substitute

Mercury-free fixative used for lymphoid and hematopoietic tissue.

Acrylic Mounting Medium Acrylic Mounting Medium

Histo/Cyto Mounting Medium in a toluene matrix using an acrylic resin for coverslipping. 

Bouins Fixative Bouins Fixative

Picric acid, formalin and acetic acid fixative.

Bluing Reagent Bluing Reagent

Lithium carbonate solution used to provide crisp nuclear detail to cells.

AQUAbluing Reagent AQUAbluing Reagent

Bluing reagent at pH 8.0 used to provide crisp nuclear detail.

Decalcifier, Formic Acid Decalcifier, Formic Acid

Mild decalcifying solution.

Saccamanno Fluid Saccamanno Fluid

Ready to use cytology fixative.

QUICKfixâ„¢ QUICKfix™

A cytology transport medium containing polyethylene glycol used to protect specimens.

Periodic Acid 0.5% Periodic Acid 0.5%

Generally used in PAS staining, prior to staining with Shiff’s Reagent.

Periodic Acid 1% Periodic Acid 1%

Generally used in PAS staining, prior to staining with Shiff’s Reagent.

Schiff's Reagent Schiff's Reagent

Used in the Periodic Acid Staining Procedure.

TRIPLEfix TRIPLEfix

A blend of buffered alcohols used to fix fatty specimens in histological applications.

Gomori Trichrome Stain Gomori Trichrome Stain

One Step Stain (Gomori method) used to distinguish between collagen fibers and smooth muscle in tissue sections.

CLEARviewâ„¢, Histological Clarifier CLEARview™, Histological Clarifier

Differentiation solution for removing excess hematoxylin from tissue to accentuate cell structure and clarity.