Outrageous price for KCl

Doug Jones jonesd at telenet.net
Fri Oct 17 08:03:09 EST 1997

Don't forget the MSDS for the most toxic ingredient in this -
hydrogren monoxide! ;-)

Douglas Jones

"Robert W. St. G. Fisher, IV" <fisher at radonc.unc.edu> wrote:

>Hmmm.....i'm willing to bet that you're paying for the exhaustive research
>that went into the MSDS that comes with such a hazardous compound as KCl (just
>Robert Fisher
>Pamela Norton wrote:
>>      I thought the readers of this group might find this interesting. On
>> p.2 of the 1997 Promega catalog, along with the TNT
>> transcription/translation system, there is a listing for potassium chloride
>> and magnesium acetate. They are charging $30 for 200 _micro_liters of 2.5 M
>> KCl, the same price for 100 microliters of 25 mM MgAc. I understand that
>> convenience comes at a price, but this is ludicrous. If anyone out there is
>> thinking about ordering this, send me the $30 and I'll send you a full
>> milliliter. :-)
>>      They appear to have confirmed alchemy, turning base metals into gold.
>>           Pam
>> --
>> Pamela A. Norton, Ph.D.          Associate Professor of Medicine
>> Thomas Jefferson University
>> Philadelphia, PA 19107           p_norton at lac.jci.tju.edu

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