Dyes & Stains

We now offer a complete line of prepared, ready-to-use, high quality staining solutions for all standard staining procedures used by the Biological Staining Commission and the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology.

  • All solutions and concentrations are packaged and prepared in convenient and precise quantities.
  • Premixed ready-to-use; saves you time and effort
  • Consistently uniform results are obtained

For a partial list of all of our stains, please see the Stains Chart and for descriptions of the stains, see chemicals section.

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Fluorescein Isothiocyanate, Isomer I, Certified (FITC)

Fluorescein Isothiocyanate, Isomer I, Certified (FITC) is used in Culing's Method for fluorescent antibody staining for demonstration of specific antigens. Water soluble.
Storage Cat # Description MSDS Pack Price Quote Quantity
Storage:0-5°C Cat #: 15670 Description: Fluorescein Isothiocyanate, Isomer I Pack: 0.5 g Price: $263.00 Add to Quote:

3-Amino-9-Ethyl Carbazole Method for Leukocyte Peroxidase

Used in 3-Amino-9-Ethyl Carbazole Method for Leukocyte Peroxidase.
Cat # Description MSDS Pack Price Quote Quantity
Cat #: 26173-01 Description: Formalin-Acetone Fixative Pack: 500 mL Price: $25.50 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26173-02 Description: 3-Amino-9-Ethylcarbazole Staining Solution Pack: 500 mL Price: $56.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26173-03 Description: Mayer Hematoxylin Pack: 500 mL Price: $60.50 Add to Quote:

Pizzolato's Method for Calcium Oxalate

Used in Pizzolato's Method for Calcium Oxalate, For bone and its related stain.
Cat # Description MSDS Pack Price Quote Quantity
Cat #: 26212-01 Description: Silver Nitrate, 5% Aqueous Pack: 250 mL Price: $99.50 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26212-03 Description: Nuclear Fast Red (Kennechtrot) Solution Pack: 500 mL Price: $51.00 Add to Quote:

Crystal Violet Stain for Amyloid

Used in Crystal Violet Stain for Amyloid.
Cat # Description MSDS Pack Price Quote Quantity
Cat #: 26301-01 Description: Crystal Violet Solution Pack: 500 mL Price: $60.50 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26301-02 Description: Acetic Acid, 1% Aqueous Pack: 500 mL Price: $21.00 Add to Quote:

Sweat-Puchtler Method for Amyloid

Used in Sweat-Puchtler Method for Amyloid.
Cat # Description MSDS Pack Price Quote Quantity
Cat #: 26303-01 Description: Sirius Red F3Ba Solution, 1% Pack: 500 mL Price: $54.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26303-02 Description: Mayer Hematoxylin Pack: 500 mL Price: $54.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26303-03 Description: Borate Buffer, 0.1M – pH 9.0 Pack: 500 mL Price: $25.50 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26303-04 Description: Alkaline Alcohol Pack: 500 mL Price: $30.50 Add to Quote:

Mayer Mucicarmine Method

Used in Mayer Mucicarmine Method for mucosubstances stains.
Cat # Description MSDS Pack Price Quote Quantity
Cat #: 26320-01 Description: Mucicarmine Stock Solution Pack: 500 mL Price: $74.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26320-02 Description: Metanil Yellow, 0.25% Pack: 500 mL Price: $32.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26320-03 Description: Weigert’S Hematoxylin Solution A Pack: 500 mL Price: $44.50 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26320-04 Description: Weigert’S Hematoxylin Solution B Pack: 500 mL Price: $33.00 Add to Quote:

Picrosirius Red Staining of Cardiac

Used in Picrosirius Red Staining of Cardiac muscle following phosphomolybdic acid treatment. For connective tissue stains – Van Gieson stains and variants.
Cat # Description MSDS Pack Price Quote Quantity
Cat #: 26357-01 Description: Phosphomolybdic Acid, 0.2% Aqueous Pack: 500 mL Price: $26.50 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26357-02 Description: Sirius Red, 0.1% In Saturated Picric Acid Pack: 100 mL Price: $14.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26357-03 Description: Hydrochloric Acid, 0.01N Pack: 500 mL Price: $20.00 Add to Quote:

Modified Verhoff Elastic Van Gieson Stain

Used in Modified Verhoff Elastic Van Gieson Stain for connective tissue stains – stain with a poly-acid step.
Cat # Description MSDS Pack Price Quote Quantity
Cat #: 26369-01 Description: Alcoholic Hematoxylin Pack: 250 mL Price: $73.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26369-02 Description: Ferric Chloride, 2% Aqueous Pack: 500 mL Price: $27.50 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26369-03 Description: Lugol’S Iodine Pack: 500 mL Price: $30.50 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26369-04 Description: Ferric Chloride, 0.4% Aqueous Pack: 500 mL Price: $20.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26369-05 Description: Van Geisons Solution Pack: 250 mL Price: $24.50 Add to Quote:

Modified Movat's Stain

Used in Modified Movat's Stain for connective tissue stains – Elastic tissue stains.
Cat # Description MSDS Pack Price Quote Quantity
Cat #: 26385-01 Description: Alcian Blue, 1% Pack: 100 mL Price: $33.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26385-02 Description: Alkaline Alcohol Pack: 500 mL Price: $38.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26385-03 Description: Orcein, 0.2% Pack: 250 mL Price: $33.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26385-04 Description: Hematoxylin Alcoholic, 5% Pack: 250 mL Price: $50.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26385-05 Description: Ferric Chloride, 10% Pack: 500 mL Price: $35.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26385-06 Description: Lugol’S Iodine Pack: 500 mL Price: $30.50 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26385-07 Description: Woodstain Scarlet-Acid Fuchsin Working Solution Pack: 250 mL Price: $20.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26385-08 Description: Acetic Acid, 0.5% Pack: 500 mL Price: $21.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26385-09 Description: Phosphotungstic Acid, 5% Pack: 500 mL Price: $49.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26385-10 Description: Alcoholic Saffron Pack: 100 mL Price: $51.00 Add to Quote:

Goldner's Trichrome Method

Used in Goldner's Trichrome Method for connective tissue stains – Elastic tissue stain.
Cat # Description MSDS Pack Price Quote Quantity
Cat #: 26386-01 Description: Bouin’S Fluid Pack: 500 mL Price: $33.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26386-02 Description: Weigert’S Iron Hematoxylin A Pack: 500 mL Price: $51.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26386-03 Description: Weigert’S Iron Hematoxylin B Pack: 500 mL Price: $37.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26386-04 Description: Ponceau Acid Fuchsin Pack: 100 mL Price: $12.50 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26386-05 Description: Acetic Acid, 1% Pack: 500 mL Price: $19.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26386-06 Description: Phosphomolybdic Acid Orange G Solution Pack: 250 mL Price: $30.50 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26386-07 Description: Light Green Stock, 0.2% Pack: 500 mL Price: $37.00 Add to Quote:

Toren's Method for Mast Cells

Cytoplasmic granule stains and mast cell stains. References: Toren, D.A.: Stain Techn., 38:249-250, 1963. Luna, L., (ed.), Manual of Histologic Staining Methods of the AFIP, 3rd. ed., McGraw-Hill, New York, c. 1968, pp. 116-117.
Cat # Description MSDS Pack Price Quote Quantity
Cat #: 26472-01 Description: Giemsa Stain Solution Pack: 500 mL Price: $83.50 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26472-02 Description: Acetic Acid, O.5%, Aqueous Pack: 500 mL Price: $0.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26472-03 Description: Pollacks’S Trichrome Solution Pack: 100 mL Price: $37.00 Add to Quote:

Bodian's Protargol Method

Used in Bodian's Protargol Method for neurological tissue stains: Nerve fiber and endings.
Cat # Description MSDS Pack Price Quote Quantity
Cat #: 26693-01 Description: Protargol Solution, 1% Aqueous Pack: 500 mL Price: $53.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26693-02 Description: Cooper Shot Pack: 50 g Price: $39.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26693-03 Description: Gold Chloride, 1% Aqueous Pack: 250 mL Price: $240.50 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26693-04 Description: Aniline Blue Solution, Or Pack: 500 mL Price: $51.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26693-05 Description: Lissamine Fast Red Solution Pack: 500 mL Price: $51.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26693-06 Description: Oxalic Acid, 2% Aqueous Pack: 250 mL Price: $16.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26693-07 Description: Sodium Thiosulfate, 5% Aqueou Pack: 500 mL Price: $25.50 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26693-08 Description: Phosphomolybdic Acid, 1% Aqu. Pack: 500 mL Price: $38.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26693-09 Description: Tartrazine Solution, 1.5% Pack: 500 mL Price: $0.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26693-10 Description: Hydraquinone Reducing Solution Pack: 250 mL Price: $17.00 Add to Quote:

Weigert's Iron Hematoxylinwith Methachromic Dyes

Used in Weigert's Iron Hematoxylinwith Methachromic Dyes for nuclear stain.
Cat # Description MSDS Pack Price Quote Quantity
Cat #: 26758-01 Description: Weigert’S Iron Hematoxylin, Sol A Pack: 500 mL Price: $49.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26758-02 Description: Weigert’S Iron Hematoxylin, Sol B Pack: 500 mL Price: $37.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26758-03 Description: Fast Green FCF Solution, 0.02% Pack: 500 mL Price: $29.50 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26758-04 Description: Bismark Browny Solution, 0.1% Pack: 500 mL Price: $46.50 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26758-05 Description: Safranin O, 0.1% Pack: 500 mL Price: $41.50 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26758-06 Description: Acetic Acid, 1% Aqueous Pack: 500 mL Price: $20.00 Add to Quote:

Papanicolaou Stain for Membrane Filters

Used in Papanicolaou Stain for Membrane Filter.
Cat # Description MSDS Pack Price Quote Quantity
Cat #: 26801-01 Description: Gill’S Hematoxylin No 1 Pack: 500 mL Price: $41.50 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26801-02 Description: Hydrochloric Acid, 0.05% Pack: 500 mL Price: $0.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26801-03 Description: Scott’S Water Solution Pack: 500 mL Price: $23.50 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26801-04 Description: Modified Orange G Staining Sol. Pack: 500 mL Price: $30.50 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26801-05 Description: Modified Ea Staining Solution Pack: 500 mL Price: $0.00 Add to Quote:

Periodic Acid Leucofuchsin Method – (PAS)

For General tissue stain. References: Clark, G.: Staining Procedures, Williams & Wilkins Co., Baltimore, 3rd Ed., c. 1973, p.156.
Cat # Description MSDS Pack Price Quote Quantity
Cat #: 26853-01 Description: Schiff’S Reagent Pack: 500 mL Price: $65.50 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26853-02 Description: Periodic Acid, 1%, Aqueous Pack: 500 mL Price: $30.50 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26853-03 Description: Sodium Bisulfite, 0.05M, Aque Pack: 500 mL Price: $23.50 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26853-04 Description: Mayer’S Acid Hemalum Sol., Or Pack: 500 mL Price: $53.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26853-05 Description: Weigert’S Iron Hematoxylin A Pack: 500 mL Price: $47.50 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26853-06 Description: Weigert’S Iron Hematoxylin B Pack: 500 mL Price: $33.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26853-07 Description: Picric Acid, Saturated, Aque, Pack: 500 mL Price: $32.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26853-08 Description: Orange G Solution, 1% Pack: 500 mL Price: $37.00 Add to Quote:

Relative Aciddophilia Stain

Used in relative aciddophilia stain. The least acidophilic elements lose red color and the most acidiophillic retain the phloxine.
Cat # Description MSDS Pack Price Quote Quantity
Cat #: 26901-01 Description: Phloxine B Staining Solution Pack: 500 mL Price: $50.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26901-02 Description: Tartrazine Saturated Sol. In Cellosolve Pack: 500 mL Price: $71.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26901-03 Description: N-Butyl Alcohol Pack: 450 mL Price: $0.00 Add to Quote:

Leukocyte Alkaline Phosphatase

Used in leukocyte alkaline phosphatase phosphatase stain. - Dimethyl Formamide
Cat # Description MSDS Pack Price Quote Quantity
Cat #: 26913-01 Description: Buffered Acetone Fixative Pack: 500 mL Price: $30.50 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26913-02 Description: Naphthol As-Bi Phosphate Pack: 100 mg Price: $49.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26913-03 Description: Dimethyl Formamide Pack: 25 mL Price: $18.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26913-04 Description: Fast Red Violet Salt Lb, Or Pack: 100 mg Price: $19.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26913-06 Description: Propanediol Buffer Pack: 100 mL Price: $14.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26913-07 Description: Hematoxylin Counter Stain Pack: 500 mL Price: $62.50 Add to Quote:

AB/PAS/CG Stain

Used in AB/PAS/CG Stain, Adenohypophyseal stain.
Cat # Description MSDS Pack Price Quote Quantity
Cat #: 26920-01 Description: Alcian Blue 8Gx Solution 1%, pH 2.6-3.0 Pack: 500 mL Price: $93.50 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26920-02 Description: Sodium Carbonate, 0.3% Aque Pack: 500 mL Price: $20.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26920-03 Description: Periodic Acid, 1% Aqueous Pack: 500 mL Price: $29.50 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26920-04 Description: Schiff’S Reagent Pack: 500 mL Price: $51.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26920-05 Description: Phophomolybdic Acid/ Orange G Sol. Pack: 500 mL Price: $60.50 Add to Quote:

Wright-Giemsa Stain

Used in Wright-Giemsa Stain, Lillie (1972) for differentiation of blood corpuscles.
Cat # Description MSDS Pack Price Quote Quantity
Cat #: 26149-01 Description: Wright Giemsa Stain Pack: 500 mL Price: $60.50 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26149-02 Description: Phosphate Buffer, pH 6.5 Pack: 500 mL Price: $23.50 Add to Quote:

Giemsa Thin Film Stain

Used in Differentiation of leucocytes, rickettsia, bacteria and inclusion bodies.
Cat # Description MSDS Pack Price Quote Quantity
Cat #: 26153-01 Description: Giemsa Thin Film Stain Solution Pack: 250 mL Price: $32.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26153-02 Description: Phosphate Buffer pH 6.5 Pack: 500 mL Price: $0.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26153-03 Description: Giemsa Stock Solution Pack: 250 mL Price: $39.00 Add to Quote: