RE: Xylene substitutes

From:"Horn, Hazel V"

We use XS xylene substitute.   It works great.   We get ours from Statlab.
It has no citrus smell.

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Valerie Hannen []
> Sent:	Sunday, May 26, 2002 10:23 PM
> To:	histonet
> Subject:	Xylene substitutes
> Does anyone know of any "great" xylene substitutes?
> We need one that is good for all aspects of processing.
> Processing, staining, coverslipping. It can't have a terrible
> citrus smell (tried one like that and it was horrible). Must
> be ok to use with IHC. Our safety officer wants us to try
> "safer" clearing agents.
> Thanks for any input you can give me.
> Valerie Hannen,MLT(ASCP),HTL
> Parrish Medical Center
> Titusville, Florida 32796

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