Solvents and reagents for specimen preparation

Solvents and Reagents

Most of these products can only be dispatched to a UK address because of carrier safety regulations.

Acid Alcohol 1%

250mls

Formalin 5%

250 mls

Formal Acetic Alcohol

250 mls

Glycerine

250 mls

Iso Propyl Alcohol

500 mls

Insect Killing Fluid

30 mls

Toluene

500 mls

10% Sodium Hydroxide

10% Acetic Acid

Brunseal Clear

15mls

Brunseal Zinc White

15mls

Brunseal Black

15mls

Brunseal Gold

15mls

Histoclear

250mls

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250 mls of 1% Acid Alcohol, used as a differentiator for Haematoxylin - and other uses. UK only.

Price £5.83 + vat

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250 mls of 5% Formalin, the fixative of choice for zoological materials and a good general fixative. UK only.

Price £6.67 + vat

250 mls of Formal Acetic Alcohol, an ideal fixative for botanical materials. UK only.

Price £8.33 + vat

250 mls of Glycerine, used to soften tissues and insect parts in particular. UK only.

Price £6.67 + vat

A can of 500 mls of Iso Propyl Alcohol, used for dehydrating all materials prior to mounting or wax embedding. As effective as E thyl Alcohol - but without the Customs regulations! UK only.

Price £8.33 + vat

An effective general purpose insect killing fluid. UK only.

Price £2.50 + vat

A can of 500 mls of Toluene, a general clearing agent prior to mounting with Canada Balsam Substitute or Paraffin Wax embedding. The recommended alternative to Xylene. UK only.

Price £9.17 + vat

10% sodium hydroxide used for tissue maceration particularly for whole insect preparations. UK only.

Price £6.67 + vat

10% Acetic Acid used as a mild decalcifying solution for insect specimens. UK only.

Price £6.673 + vat

15 mls of clear ringing cement. Ideal for glycerine jelly and aqueous mounts. Immersion oil resistant.

Price £2.50 + vat

15 mls of Zinc White ringing cement, for decorative slide ringing.

Price £2.50 + vat

15 mls of satin black ringing cement, suitable for dry mounts, glycerine jelly and aqueous mounts. Dries very hard.

Price £2.50 + vat

15 mls of gold ringing cement. Gives a thick gold finish that dries hard. Ideal for decorative preparations, particularly when used as a top ring for a black base.

Price £2.50 + vat

Used as a safe substitute clearing agent  for Xylene which is now thought to be carcinogenic and therefore not available. UK only.

Price £7.50 + vat

Accessories

Dissecting Equipment Microscope Boxes Microscope Boxes Microscopy stains Microscopy reagents Slides and Mountants Slide Tour Microscopy books Microscope slide storage

Universal Accessories

Microscope Cases

Slide Preparation and Kits

Dissecting Equipment

Slides and Mountants

Staining Powder and Solutions

Prepared Slides

Books

Slide Storage

Paraffin Wax

100 grams

56 degree melting point paraffin wax for tissue embedding.

Price £1.25 + vat

Parasite Flotation Fluid

1 litre

1 litre of replacement flotation fluid for the Bird Parasite identification kit.

Price £5.83 + vat

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