RE: Formula for long term "museum" storage

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From:"Roberta Horner" <>
To:"Rae Staskiewicz" <>
Date:Mon, 13 Sep 1999 08:27:29 -0400
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Klotz solution is supposed to be good for preservation of color.

Klotz Solution
 	433.00 gm	Chloral Hydrate (CCl3CH(OH)2)
	477.00 gm	Sodium Sulfate (Na2SO4)
	217.00 gm	Sodium Chloride (NACL)
	390.00 gm	Sodium Bicarbonate (NaHCO3)
	412.00 ml	Concentrated Formalin (HCHO)
	37.85 L	distilled water (H2O)

Mix with hot water.  Put formalin in last

Roberta Horner HT
Animal Diagnostic Lab
Penn State University

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