Re: Bleach

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From:Janet Maass <> (by way of histonet)
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If it were me, I would not mix the two.  It has been reported the vapors
in concentrated forms of formaldehyde and bleach, the vapors create
bis-chloromethyl ether which has the potential to be a carcinogen.  I am
not sure if studies have been done on the amounts we use.  Lee Luna
wrote something in the "Histologic" about this many years ago.

Janet Maass

Carla Frenchko wrote:

> Dear Histonetters,
>  Our PA asked a PA student what a combination of
> bleach and formalin would have on tissue
> histologically. I have never come across this question
> before and am wondering if anyone has an answer. Thank
> you in advance for your help.
> Sincerely,
> Carla Frenchko
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