Introduced in 1999, Tissue-Plus O.C.T. Compound has been marketed under several well-known brands worldwide for use as an embedding medium for frozen tissue specimens to ensure optimal cutting temperature.


  • Clear, colorless solution, free of particles, water soluble cryostat embedding medium for tissue specimen sectioning and long term cold storage 
  • Provides convenient specimen matrix for cryostat sectioning at temperatures of -10°C and below 
  • Can be frozen between -10° and -80°C 
  • Leaves no residue on slides during staining procedure, eliminating undesirable background staining 
  • Provides an exact freeze point resulting in a homogenous matrix along with thinner sections 
  • Will not dull cryostat blades 
  • Manufactured using ISO 13485 and FDA quality systems 
  • Available in convenient 4oz. squeeze bottle

O.C.T. Compound

SKU: 4586
  • O.C.T. Compound, Clear
    Item #: 4586
    Price: Inquire
    Unit Per Pack: 12
    Weight: 4
  • Stability Stable
    For Use With                      Cryostat, Embedding Frozen Tissue Specimens
    Concentration                         10.24% polyvinyl alcohol, 4.26% polyethylene glycol and 85.5% nonreactive ingredients
    Special Use Cryostat Embedding and Specimen Storage
    Quantity 12/cs.