Short Communication


, Volume 37, Issue 4, pp 379-380

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Alcian dyes: I.C.I. cease manufacture and release details of composition

  • J. E. ScottAffiliated withM.R.C. Rheumatism Unit

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ICI (the developers and main suppliers) have ceased manufacture of Alcian dye stuffs. Authentic information on the constitution and formulation of Alcian blues and Alcian yellow has been released and is set out in this note.