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Tottleben Scientific Company has been making and selling The "Right Stuff" Microscope Lens Cleaning Solution for over 20 years. The "Right Stuff" was formulated by a Ph.D (Chemistry) to effectively clean immersion oil, KoH residue and other sediments off  objective lenses without leaving residue, damaging sensitive lens coatings and ruining sensitive seals.

With nearly 40 years in the microscope business we have serviced thousands of microscopes and this is what we have seen. Expensive microscope lenses that have been damaged because of improper cleaning solvents (the "wrong stuff") or, too much solvent.  Lenses are also damaged by KoH (potassium hydroxide) commonly used for wet preps and from immersion oil which seeps past ineffective seals weakened by caustic cleaners. 

We teach microscope users how to clean lenses without ruining them. We offer this service free of charge when we place a microscope or service microscopes at a customer's laboratory. We advise and encourage our customers to clean the lenses with our  Right Stuff lens cleaner using techniques described in the instructions, or possibly pay for an expensive lens repair job or replacement.  Compared to repairing or replacing an objective lens, the most cost-effective choice would obviously be to purchase one of our low-cost packages and start using The Right Stuff today!

Note: If you are experiencing a problem with a lens that you cannot solve please let us know. We will evaluate the lens for you free of charge and let you know if if it can be cleaned or repaired. In many cases we can send you a loaner lens until yours is evaluated.                                                           

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1. One 16oz bottle of the Right Stuff and four 2oz refillable bottles:  $37.60  ($4.70 each bottle)

This is the most cost-effective option since the four 2oz bottles can be filled twice. This size is great for labs where there are several microscopes, each needing their own bottle. This size also helps ensure their will be enough Right Stuff on hand when needed. [Additional 2 oz. empty bottles with affixed label are also available when purchasing. Just let us know if needed.]

This option saves you 21% or, $10. (Buying 8 2oz bottles at regular $5.95 = $47.60.)

2. Four 2oz bottles of the Right Stuff:  $21.40  ($5.35 ea) 

3. One 2oz bottle of the Right Stuff:  $5.95 

Instructions "How To Clean Your Microscope Objective Lens Without Ruining It" (1992) are included with all orders, as well as the OSHA required MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet)

When placing an order at CheckOut please select appropriate Shipping amount based on your order. 

**Contents consist of distilled water, diluted isopropyl alcohol, inert ingredients, and diluted ammonia. MSDS sent on request**

Optical Instruments / Applications where The Right Stuff is used: 

Compound and Laboratory microscope objective lenses, eyepieces & other optics
Confocal Microscopes
Scanning Electron Microscopes
Tranmission Electron Microscopes
Fluorescence microscope filters for all wavelengths
Live cell microscope optics
Surgical Microscope objective lenses, eyepieces & other optics
Colposcope objective lenses and other optics
Flexible & Rigid Endoscopes
Sigmoidoscopes, etc.
Ophthalmology examination instruments
Slit lamps,
Fundus cameras,
Tonometers, etc.
Otoscopes for ENT
Photographic/Video/Electronics optical surfaces
Digital, video, still cameras lenses
Security cameras
Camera Lucidas
Prism Couplers
Beam Splitters
Mirrors including first surface mirrors
Laser filters, optics, etc
Laboratory instruments
Field Binoculars
Rifle scope sights
Holographic weapon sights
Radar sonar screens
Surveying Equipment
Anti-reflective lenses
Polycarbonate lenses
Polarized lenses
Protective goggles
Visual sensors
Acrylic surfaces
Computer monitor
Cell phone screen
Cell phone camera lens
Television screens
Large screens
Plasma screens
Flat screens
Laser cd discs
DVD discs

When considering a purchase you will want to know this:

TSC, Inc ships to the USA (48 Continental States), CANADA, and most countries throughout the world. Please take note that our Shopping Cart and Check Out can only be used if your shipping address is in the USA (48 States) or Canada, and you use a major credit card. If your shipping address is outside the USA (48 states) or Canada please contact our office with your complete shipping address & the product you wish to purchase. We will calculate the amount for you so you will be able to add the shipping amount and finalize your Check Out.  (Please do not attempt complete the Check Out until we have supplied you with the shipping amount.)

Credit Card Payments:

   If shipping to the USA or Canada please select the 'name of the product' you wish to purchase, and select 'USA' or 'Canada'. The correct S/H/Ins amount will automatically be added to your total so you can finalize the transaction.
TSC, Inc. and Authorize Net, our Credit Card Merchant Service Provider adhere to the most stringest Privacy regulations in the industry and do not share or sell any of our customer's credit card or personal information whatsoever. (Please email for full disclosure regarding this.)
Bank Wire Transfers / Company or Personal Checks / Money Orders / International Orders:
   Please send a message or call our office or if you wish to use Bank Wire Transfer, Personal, Business Check, or Money Order.
For orders from outside the 48 States (USA), or Canada, the only form of payment we accept is Bank Wire Transfer. We also accept Bank Wire  Transfers from anywhere for orders of $300 or more. Any payment must clear our bank prior to shipping. Depending on the type of payment, please allow between 3-7 days for the payment to clear. 
***Insurance is automatically included in the shipping amount on all shipments with a price greater than $100. This is to ensure protection for all parties.  
We are in the process of providing our customers with a more stream-lined Shopping Cart.
Thank you!
Tottleben Scientific Company



800 283 9997 Office

618 656 9008 Office

618 656 9599 Fax