The cytological staining technique developed by Papanicolaou is still the standard method in cancer and hormone cycle diagnosis. The modified hematoxylin solution S (Papanicolaou’s solution 1b) provides good nuclear staining in 2-3 minutes. Nuclei are stained blue, dark violet to black. A 500 ml bottle is sufficient for 1500 up to 2500 slides. It is registered as IVD and CE certified product and can be used for clinical diagnostics.
3203 00 10
1.05 g/cm3 (20 °C)
2.5 (H₂O, 20 °C)
Safety Information according to GHS
H302: Harmful if swallowed. H319: Causes serious eye irritation. H373: May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. P314: Get medical advice/ attention if you feel unwell.
10 - 13 Other liquids and solids
WGK 1 slightly water endangering
3 Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C.
Categories of danger
R 22-48/22 Harmful if swallowed.Harmful: danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure if swallowed.