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(QMC Variant)

For use on Life Sciences Linistainer

1. Dissolve 10g of haematoxylin in 100mls of alcohol

2. Dissolve 200g of potassium alum in 2 litres of distilled water. Warm to approx 60°c

3. Mix together

4. Add 1g sodium iodate

5. Add 400mls of glycerine

NOTE: No responsibility is assumed by The University of Nottingham or the Queens Medical Centre NHS Trust for any injury and/or damage to persons or property as a matter of products liability, negligence or otherwise, or from any use or operation of any methods, products, instructions or ideas contained in the material herein. It is the users responsibilty to ensure that all procedures are carried out according to appropriate Health and Safety requirements.

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