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Solvents & Reagents

Acid Alcohl 1% 250mls

Acid Alcohl 1% 250mls

Price: 5.83 / 6.53 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

250 mls of 1% Acid Alcohol, used as a differentiator for Haematoxylin - and other uses. UK only

Optical Lens Cleaning Fluid (ROR)

Optical Lens Cleaning Fluid (ROR)

Price: 6.67 / 7.47 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

An excellent cleaning fluid for eyepieces and in particular objectives that have been used with immersion oil. No harse solvents. Recommended.

Formal Acetic Alcohol: 250 mls

Formal Acetic Alcohol: 250 mls

Price: 8.33 / 9.33 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

250 mls of Formal Acetic Alcohol, an ideal fixative for botanical materials. UK only

Formalin 5%: 250 mls

Formalin 5%: 250 mls

Price: 6.67 / 7.47 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

250 mls of 5% Formalin, the fixative of choice for zoological materials and a good general fixative. UK only

Glycerine: 250 mls

Glycerine: 250 mls

Price: 6.67 / 7.47 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

250 mls of Glycerine, used to soften tissues and insects in particular. UK only

Insect Killing Fluid: 30 mls

Insect Killing Fluid: 30 mls

Price: 2.50 / 2.80 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

An effective general purpose insect killing fluid. UK only.

Iso Propyl Alcohol: 500 mls

Iso Propyl Alcohol: 500 mls

Price: 11.67 / 13.07 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

A can of 500 mls of Iso Propyl Alcohol, used for dehydrating all materials prior to mounting or wax embedding. As effective as Ethyl Alcohol - but without the Customs regulations! UK only.

Toluene: 500 mls

Toluene: 500 mls

Price: 11.67 / 13.07 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

A can of 500 mls of Toluene, a general clearing agent prior to mounting with Canada Balsam Substitute or Paraffin Wax embedding. The recommended alternative to Xylene. UK only.

10% Acetic Acid

10% Acetic Acid

Price: 6.67 / 7.47 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

10% Acetic Acid used as a mild decalcifying solution for insect specimens. UK only.

10% Sodium Hydroxide

10% Sodium Hydroxide

Price: 6.67 / 7.47 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

10% sodium hydroxide used for tissue maceration particularly for whole insect preparations. UK only.

Brunseal Clear: 15mls

Brunseal Clear: 15mls

Price: 3.00 / 3.36 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

15 mls of clear ringing cement. Ideal for glycerine jelly and aqueous mounts. Immersion oil resistant.

Brunseal Black: 15mls

Brunseal Black: 15mls

Price: 3.00 / 3.36 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

15 mls of satin black ringing cement, suitable for dry mounts, glycerine jelly and aqueous mounts. Dries very hard.

Brunseal Zinc White: 15mls

Brunseal Zinc White: 15mls

Price: 3.00 / 3.36 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

15 mls of Zinc White ringing cement, for decorative slide ringing.

Brunseal Gold: 15mls

Brunseal Gold: 15mls

Price: 3.00 / 3.36 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

15 mls of gold ringing cement. Gives a thick gold finish that dries hard. Ideal for decorative preparations, particularly when used as a top ring for a black base.

Brushes: size 00

Brushes: size 00

Price: 0.83 / 0.93 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

Size 00 brushes ideal for ringing cements.

COVID 19 Update

We are currently trading online only but delivering as normal. We are operating with a much reduced number of staff which allows us to operate a rota system that removes any social contact and adheres to Government instructions.
Our customer demonstration suite remains closed for obvious safety reasons. However, we would be pleased to support special interest Zoom meetings by arrangment.

Keep safe at this difficult time.

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