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Spurr Low Viscosity Embedding Kit

hydrophobic resin for embedding histological samples

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Synonym(s):
resin for specimen preparation
NACRES:
NA.47

Quality Level

application(s)

hematology
histology

storage temp.

room temp

General description

Spurr resin is a hydrophobic resin. It is less viscous than epon mixtures and is easier to dispense. The low viscosity of the resin contributes to its penetration in tissue, mineral and dense structures. A low viscosity of 60 cps also allows easy penetration into a variety of difficult materials.

Application

Exceptional penetration for tissue, mineral, and dense structures. A low viscosity of 60 cps allows easy penetration into a variety of difficult materials. Spurr low viscosity embedding kit has been used to embed histological samples like tissues, organs and embryos. It may be used to prepare mineral specimens for polishing. The low viscosity of the Spurr formulation allows rapid infiltration into tissues, minerals, and other dense structures.

Kit Components Only

Product No.
Description

  • Nonenylsuccinic anhydride 450 g

  • D.E.R. 736 250 g

  • Dimethylaminoethanol 100 g

  • ERL 4221 250 g

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 4 Dermal - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Dam. 1 - Flam. Liq. 3 - Muta. 2 - Skin Corr. 1B - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

Flash Point(F)

102.2 °F

Flash Point(C)

39 °C


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