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Try googling the word "kasubha"
On Aug 13, 2015 1:00 PM, "ECN-L automatic digest system" <
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> Date:    Wed, 12 Aug 2015 16:41:00 +0000
> From:    "Gaimari, Stephen@CDFA" <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: Kashuba
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> Here's a possibility - the color matches. Kashuba is the Tagalog
> (Philippine) word for saffron. Saffron is used as a histological stain.
> Cheers,
> Steve
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Entomological Collections Network Listserve [mailto:
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> Sent: Tuesday, August 11, 2015 9:23 AM
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> Subject: Kashuba
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> While going through and recurrating boxes of vials, I found a vial of
> mystery fluid.  I would appreciate any insight about what this might be.
> The vial is clear glass with a plastic pop-off top.  It has about half an
> ounce of liquid in the vial.  On the outside is handwritten "Kashuba".  The
> liquid inside is yellowish, slightly amber and appears to be kind of thick;
> not runny at all.  I'm guessing it might have been used for mounting slides.
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> I am not finding anything on the internet about a chemical with the name
> Kashuba.  I'm mostly concerned about this being a health and safety
> hazard.  If this is something that you know to be unsafe, please contact me
> directly; I read the ECN listserve in digest.
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> Thank you,
> Andy
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