Re: lithium carbonate

From:Connie McManus

I use  approx. 450 mL of cold tap water with 1 tsp of Li2CO3 and change it
once per week or every 7 runs on my autostainer, which ever comes first

Connie McManus 

At 08:45 AM 1/31/02 -0500, Cohen, Mary Ann wrote:
>  Hi all,
>My question is,  for an H&E stain when making up your lithium carbonate
>solution after your Hematox dip, I am using a saturated aqueous lithium
>carbonate solution with 1 gram of lithium into 100 ml of  ( this is the
>question ) do I use distilled H2O, or 100 % EtOH?  If my memory serves me
>after many years of working in the lab and smelling all of the chemicals,  I
>would use EtOH,   is this correct.
>I would appreciate your comments.
>Food for thought,  I do not want to use pre-made clarifier.
>MaryAnn Cohen
>Pathology Assistant
>9630 Medical Center Drive
>Rockville, MD 20850-3349
>fax # 301-838-0371

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