Re: [Histonet] Reagent dating

From:"Joe Nocito"

dating reagents is only required when opened and/or made up. Date received 
is no longer required, but we still use it so we know when to rotate our 

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Webb, Dorothy L" 
Sent: Thursday, March 13, 2008 1:21 PM
Subject: [Histonet] Reagent dating

I am interested to know if everyone is still marking the "Date received"
and/or "Date opened" on each reagent and if this is necessary according
to regulations?  I had heard at a workshop that if the expiration date
is on the container, this was not a necessity!!  I am rewriting some
procedures and was hoping I could change this!!  Thanks ahead of time
for any helpful explanations!!

Dorothy Webb, HT (ASCP)
Histology Technical Supervisor
Regions Hospital, Pathology Department
640 Jackson Street, Saint Paul, MN 55101-2595
Phone: 651-254-2962
Fax: 651-254-2741
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