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P3558

Sigma-Aldrich

Paraplast®

for tissue embedding

Synonym(s):
Paraffin – polyisobutylene mixture
CAS Number:
MDL number:
NACRES:
NA.47

Quality Level

form

solid

mp

56-57 °C (lit.)
56-57 °C

application(s)

hematology
histology

storage temp.

room temp

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General description

Paraplast® is suitable for tissue infiltration. It is a refined combination of highly purified paraffin with plastic polymers. It produces minimal tissue compression and wrinkle-free sections, and cuts to 4μm thickness with excellent ribbon continuity.

Application

Paraplast® has been used for tissue embedding.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

Other Notes

Double filtered paraffin wax in pellet form.

Legal Information

Paraplast is a registered trademark of Leica Biosystems

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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