ABC of Safety in the Biological Sciences - Microtome Lubricating Oil

 

ABC of Safety in the Biological Sciences

 

 

MICROTOME LUBRICATING OIL

These oils are generally light machine oils and are thought to be safe except for the potential to produce dermatitis in those that are susceptible.107 A splash to eye can cause irritation. Cold temperature lubricating oils used in cryostats have a similar hazard potential.

 

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