Re: plastic coplin jars
We go right from the container (100%) but only because we don't won't to
have to label another container. Someone else mentioned that a 50% solution
would do. By the way, please be sure to rinse the soaked coplin jars
thoroughly before use. We often let ours soak in dionized water overnight
after bleaching them (not sure if we have to go to that extreme but we do
From the other comments posted, I have to agree that obtaining some glass
coplin jars would be the best solution. (If you're like us, you have the
glass but the plastic get used despite your best efforts.)
Associates In Pathology
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rodgers, Janis"
To: "'Greg Carpenter'"
Sent: Wednesday, July 17, 2002 2:10 PM
Subject: RE: plastic coplin jars
> Hi, can you tell me what percent of bleach you use for removing the
> stain? Thanks Jan Rodgers
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Greg Carpenter [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, July 17, 2002 5:21 AM
> To: HistoNet Server
> Subject: Re: plastic coplin jars
> Soaking overnight in bleach will remove Steiner stains. We don't perform
> the Jones so I can't say for sure if this will work or not. By the way, a
> well ventilated area is a must!
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Kathleen Hollenbeck"
> Sent: Tuesday, July 16, 2002 8:50 PM
> Subject: plastic coplin jars
> > What is the best method that you have found to clean plastic coplin
> > jars? We do the Jones and Steiner in the microwave using plastic coplin
> > jars.
> > Thanks for your help.
> > Kathleen Hollenbeck
> > HRMC
> > Melbourne, FL
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