, Volume 37, Issue 4, pp 379–380

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

  • J. E. Scott
Short Communication

DOI: 10.1007/BF00274974

Cite this article as:
Scott, J.E. Histochemie (1973) 37: 379. doi:10.1007/BF00274974


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.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. E. Scott
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  1. 1.M.R.C. Rheumatism UnitTaplowUK