A xylene substitute for use in histology and cytology. It is safer and a more preferable alternative to xylene. Used as a solvent and clearing agent, as well as for dissolving paraffin waxes, glues and adhesives.
- Minimal tissue shrinkage
- Dries slowly with no residue
- Less toxic than xylene
- Soluble with alcohol, paraffin embedding media, and mounting media
It can be used in all procedures that require xylene. Biodegradable.