Re: sirius red F3B

From:Connie McManus <>

I have never used sirius red, but I do know about Roboz Surgical and I
like them.  They also have a toll-free number  800 242-2984.  

Connie McManus wrote:
> Sirrus red is the easiest stain in the world to work with.  Getting it is
> not easy.  I bought it from Roboz Surgical Instrument CO., Inc.
> 1000 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036
> it is actually made in Germany
> Chroma-Gesellschaft
> Schmid GmbH+Co.  D-7316 Kongen/N.
> 1A 280
> Siriusrot F3BA
> Direct Red 80 C.I. 35780
> I make this up as 2% in sat. picric acid and use it for years.
> Patsy Ruegg
>                 -----Original Message-----
>                 From:   Rebecca S Smith []
>                 Sent:   Monday, April 30, 2001 7:46 AM
>                 To:     HistoNet Server
>                 Subject:        sirius red F3B
>                 Help histonetters,
>                         I have a scientist wanting me to do a stain called
> Sirius Red (Llewellyn,
>                 1970)  I have found a procedure in Bancroft's book.  Whew!
> Then I look in
>                 I don't know how many catalogs and find Sirius Red F3B
> NOWHERE.  I looked
>                 in my old book of biological dyes for a possible alternate
> name.  No
>                 Luck!  Does anyone know where I can get this stuff.  AND
> once I find it any
>                 clues.  I have been warned that the preparation of this dye
> is tricky and
>                 it can precipitate out on you quite easily.  Thanks in
> advance!


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