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103981 M-FIX® spray fixative

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Catalogue NumberPackaging Qty/Pack
1039810102 Plastic bottle 100 ml
1039811000 Plastic bottle 1 l
Catalogue Number103981
DescriptionM-FIX® spray fixative
OverviewM-FIX® spray fixative - for cytodiagnosis, is a fixative spray that is suitable for the wet fixation of gynaecological and non-gynaecological preparations processed in Papanicolaou staining. M-FIX® contains polyglycols in alcoholic solution and a rapid and secure fixation of specimens is possible. Its formulation enables stabilization of the material upon alcohol fixation and forms a protective film against desiccation and damage to the specimen material.
100 ml M-FIX® is sufficient for approx. 250 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 Code3208 90 39
Quality LevelMQ400
Applicationfor cytodiagnosis
Biological Information
Physicochemical Information
Density0.825 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Flash point12 °C
Viscosity kinematic2.86 mm2/s (20 °C)
Materials Information
Toxicological Information
Safety Information according to GHS
Hazard Pictogram(s) Hazard Pictogram(s)
Hazard Pictogram(s)
Hazard Statement(s)H225: Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
H319: Causes serious eye irritation.
Precautionary Statement(s)P210: Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking.
P233: Keep container tightly closed.
P240: Ground and bond container and receiving equipment.
P241: Use explosion-proof electrical/ ventilating/ lighting equipment.
P242: Use non-sparking tools.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P403 + P233: Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
Signal WordDanger
Storage class3 Flammable liquids
WGKWGK 1 slightly hazardous to water
Strongly contaminated halogen-free organic solvents: container A.
Safety Information
Categories of dangerhighly flammable
Product Usage Statements
Storage and Shipping Information
StorageStore at +15°C to +25°C.
Packaging Information
Transport Information
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RIDUN 1170 , 3, II
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGRUN 1170 , 3, II
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-CodeUN 1170 , 3, II
Supplemental Information
Global Trade Item Number
Catalogue Number GTIN
1039810102 04022536951966
1039811000 04022536750835

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