Formal Saline 10%
A ready to use 10% solution of Formal Saline.
Formal saline is a little more effective than 10% buffered formalin as it is isotonic and there is less likelihood that erythrocytes will be damaged.
It can however produce formalin pigment.
Formaldehyde: 10% (3.8-4% v/v)
Hazard Phrazes: Harmful if swallowed. May cause an allergic skin reaction. Suspected of causing genetic defects
Prec Phrazes: Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention.