Re: mineral oil xylene substitute

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I agree and would like to warn tissue processor users to call their 
companies for approval.  You could very well ruin your processor or at least 
damage some of the lines or valves.
The Cutting Edge

>Subject: mineral oil xylene substitute
>Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2000 18:51:32 -0400 (EDT)
>Marsha R. Price (where?) notes the article "Mineral oil: the best xylene
>substitute for tissue processing yet" in The Journal of Histotechnology 23,
>143-9, June 2000 - which I also received today. By Rene J. Buesa in the 
>of Path & Lab ed at Mount Sinai Med Ctr of Greater Miami in Miami Beach FL.
>This very long article is up to the journal's usual editorial standards.
>Mineral oil, not a simple material chemically, comes in at least three
>commercial "weights" - the article gives no clue that I can find as to what
>kind of mineral oil is meant. I certainly wouldn't advise anybody going out
>and trying mineral oil without calling the author to find out just what
>mineral oil it was that he used.
>Bob Richmond
>Samurai Pathologist
>Knoxville TN

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