IMVS Division of Pathology
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Woodville Road, Woodville, South Australia 5011
Did you know that adding ethyl alcohol to a solution containing chromic acid and mercuric chloride can cause spontaneous combustion?
But where are all of these solutions used together? I can hear you say.
Zenker - which contains
Potassium dichromate and
and acetic acid make chromic acid.
If you go straight to processing without first washing well in water – Bang.
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