RE: Xylol.or Xylene..Benzene derivatives

From:Connie McManus <>

At 09:25 AM 5/16/01 -0400, PMarcum wrote:
>A pure clearant is your best bet for better
>tissues also.  It is one of the reasons some laboratories with stills are
>unhappy at first.  The still actually removes the contaminants and cleans up
>the clearant or alcohol.  Often these laboratories need to change processing
>protocol as a pure reagent works better and faster.  Pam Marcum


what do you mean by a still... an actual distilling apparatus or a reagent
recyling?  Just curious. *g*

Connie M

>-----Original Message-----
>Sent: Tuesday, May 15, 2001 11:03 PM
>Subject: Xylol.or Xylene..Benzene derivatives
>Today someone brought to my attention many places are using xylene without
>benzene derivatives.
>Could someone please enlighten me to the quality, and any difference in
>Also how many use Xylene or Xylol in 4 litre containers.
>Thanks once again  for your replys.
>Louise Yarrow
>Foothills Hospital
>Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Connie McManus
Veterinary Diagnostics Lab
Utah State University
Logan, UT

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