Buffered Formalin 10%


A ready to use 10% solution of buffered formalin.

It is the most commonly used general purpose routine fixative for tissue specimens.

This solution is hypotonic in buffer ions and has a pH of 6.8, and tends to reduce the formation of formalin pigment.

Formaldehyde: <10% w/v (3.8-4.0% v/v)
Mixed Phosphates

Hazard Phrases: Harmful if swallowed. May cause an allergic skin reaction. Suspected of causing cancer .

Prec Phrases: Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.


HS CODE: 3822000000


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