Conserving Transparencies. NatSCA News

S Moore
2006 unpublished
Fluid collections often contain at least a few specimens preserved in something other than formalin, IMS or phenoxy-ethanol-based preservative fluids. Some of these are transparencies, either traditional, alizarindyed, in situ endoskeletal preparations or anatomical vaso-injected preparations. This article reviews the preservatives and methods used to conserve these types of preparations and the solvent hazards involved.