|SAFETY DATA SHEET
Camco Guaiac Tabs are made of refined and purified Guaiac Gum and are used to determine the presence of occult blood in a fecal sample. Each box contains 100 tablets and 100 filter paper squares for your convenience.
This simple, reliable test requires only a tablet, a filter paper square, glacial acetic acid and 3% hydrogen peroxide to complete the procedure in just 2 minutes. Developement of a blue color on the filter paper may indicate the presence of blood.
Materials needed but not provided:
Wooden or plastic applicator sticks, Glacial Acetic Acid, Commercial Hydrogen Peroxide, 3%.
Smear a small amount of stoll specimen on a square of filter paper supplied.
Place a Guaiac-Tab in the center of the specimen.
Flow two drops of glacial acetic acid and two drops of commercial 3% hydrogen peroxide onto the tablet.
Read results within two minutes. Ignore any color forming after two minutes.
Positive: Moist area on filter paper appears blue within two minutes. If small amount of blood are present, color appears slowly and turns a light blue, Larger amounts appear blue more quickly and produce a deeper blue.
Negative: No trace of blue color appears within two minutes.
**For In Vitro Diagnostic Use.**