Can a TISAB solution be made using the Fluoride Ionic Strength Adjustor Powder Pillows catalog number 258999?

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Document ID TE355

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Version 2.0

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Published Date 27/05/2017
Question
Can a TISAB solution be made using the Fluoride Ionic Strength Adjustor Powder Pillows catalog number 258999?
Summary
Making TISAB from ISA pillows
Answer
It is not recommended, because of the potential for bacterial growth and loss of sensitivity. Additionally, twice as much will be needed due to the dilution factor. The powder is formulated to be added directly to the sample.