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Substance Name: Alkanes
RN: 308061-45-2


  • A paraffinic hydrocarbon used as a xylene substitute in histology & pathology procedures; not regulated as a hazardous waste.
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Names and Synonyms


  • Micro-clear
  • Micro-clear hydrocarbon

Systematic Name

  • Alkanes

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 308061-45-2

Other Registry Numbers

  • 158827-97-5
  • 158854-48-9

System Generated Number

  • 0308061452