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100591 ELASTIN staining solution acc. to Weigert

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1005910500 Plastic bottle 500 ml
Catalogue Number100591
DescriptionELASTIN staining solution acc. to Weigert
OverviewThe ELASTIN staining solution acc. to Weigert - for microscopy, is a ready-to-use solution used to detect elastic fibers in connective tissues. Elastic connective-tissue fibers are bundles of glycoprotein-containing microfibrils that accumulate the polymeric protein elastin in their development, gradually resulting in the formation of coarse elastic fibers and membranes. The microfibrils on the surface of the elastic connective-tissue fibers expose high numbers of disulfide groups, which can be chemically detected when sufficient material is available for light-microscopic investigations. Furthermore, they are strongly acidic and thus bind the resorcin-fuchsin dye by electropolarity via interface adsorption.
The resorcin-fuchsin staining method is a regressive method. In tissue sections, nuclei can be stained using a 0.1% nuclear fast red-aluminum sulfate solution ( 100121) if not only elastic fibers, but also nuclei and the background also need to be visualized.
Brilliant staining results of these fibres are usually achieved when using the ELASTIN staining solution acc. to Weigert - for microscopy in combination with the Picrofuchsin solution acc. van Gieson - for microscopy, Cat. No. 100199 and nuclear staining with Weigert’s iron hematoxylin kit - for nuclear staining in histology, Cat. No. 115973 respectively Nuclear fast red-aluminium sulfate solution 0.1% - for microscopy, Cat. No. 100121.
The 500ml bottle is sufficient for 400 - 500 applications. This product is registered as IVD and CE marked. For more details, please see instructions for use (IFU). The IFU can be downloaded from this webpage.
Product Information
HS Code3212 90 00
Quality LevelMQ400
Applicationfor microscopy
Biological Information
Physicochemical Information
Boiling point78.3 °C (1013 hPa) (ethanol)
Density0.84 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Explosion limit3.1 - 27.7 %(V) (ethanol)
Flash point18 °C
Vapor pressure59 hPa (20 °C)
Materials Information
Toxicological Information
Safety Information according to GHS
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Hazard Statement(s)H225: Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
H290: May be corrosive to metals.
H317: May cause an allergic skin reaction.
H319: Causes serious eye irritation.
H351: Suspected of causing cancer.
H371: May cause damage to organs.
Precautionary Statement(s)P202: Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.
P210: Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking.
P280: Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection/ hearing protection.
P303 + P361 + P353: IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P308 + P311: IF exposed or concerned: Call a POISON CENTER/doctor.
P403 + P233: Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
Signal WordDanger
Storage class3 Flammable liquids
WGKWGK 3 highly hazardous to water
Safety Information
Categories of dangerhighly flammable
Product Usage Statements
Storage and Shipping Information
StorageStore at +2°C to +8°C.
Packaging Information
Transport Information
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RIDUN 2924 , 3 (8), II
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGRUN 2924 , 3 (8), II
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-CodeUN 2924 , 3 (8), II, Segregation Group: 1 (Acids)
Supplemental Information
Suitability for microscopypasses test
Muscle fibersyellow
Elastic fibersblack
Global Trade Item Number
Catalogue Number GTIN
1005910500 04027269377861


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