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Osmium Tetroxide

Osmium Tetroxide, OsO4, is a useful chemical compound that finds application as a staining and fixing agent for use in electron microscopy.

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Osmium Tetroxide, OsO4, is a useful chemical compound that finds application as a staining and fixing agent for use in electron microscopy, as well as a chemical catalyst for the synthesis of specific organic chemicals. The chemical properties of Osmium Tetroxide are such that use and handling of the chemical is often considered daunting. Although its volatility and toxicity certainly makes it a dangerous chemical, but when following the proper procedure and taking the necessary precautions, Osmium Tetroxide can be used to its full potential with limited risk to the user.

This is more toxic than glutaraldehyde and has a higher vapour pressure. Particular care must be taken to avoid breathing the vapour or allowing it to affect the eyes. Please refer to the technical data and the MSDS.

Supplied in sealed ampoules.

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Description Code Stock Unit Price Qty
Osmium Tetroxide (Box of 10 x 0.1g ampoules) AGR1015 In Stock EA
£88.03
Osmium Tetroxide (Box of 10 x 0.25g ampoules) AGR1016 In Stock EA
£127.51
Osmium Tetroxide 1g ampoule AGR1017 In Stock EA
£49.62
Osmium Tetroxide 2% Solution 100ml AGR1019 In Stock EA
£143.41
Osmium Tetroxide 2% Solution (Pack of 5 x 2ml ampoules) AGR1021 In Stock EA
£41.30
Osmium Tetroxide 2% Solution (Pack of 5 x 5ml ampoules) AGR1022 In Stock EA
£45.25
Osmium Tetroxide 4% Solution (Pack of 5 x 2ml ampoules) AGR1023 In Stock EA
£47.48
Osmium Tetroxide 4% Solution (Pack of 5 x 5ml ampoules) AGR1024 In Stock EA
£79.93
   

Osmium Tetroxide