Re: [Histonet] Paraffin cleaning product

Hi Ana,

        We use Para/Gard which is made by TBS.  It is a great product and 
can be purchased through VWR. 

The link is below:

Tracy E. Bergeron, BS, HT (ASCP)
Charles River Laboratories
Wilmington, MA
978-658-6000 x 1229

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01/26/2006 01:22 PM
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[Histonet] Paraffin cleaning product


I was wondering if anyone could suggest me a product to clean residues of 
paraffin in microtome, bench, tools... When working in Europe I was using 
a product "SafeSolv" from Labonord. In my actual lab at San Diego, they 
cannot order from this company and I'm not aware about products that I 
could find here. I search on the web "safesolv" and it comes several 
things, one is this link, could 
you please let me know if any of this products will do the job? I could 
use xylen to clean but microtome it's not on the hood to be using xylen 
and I don't have a easy access to a hood for this purpose. 

Thanks a lot, 


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