Non-Adhesive Formalin Resistant Tag – 2.5″ / 64mm #ALA-64

Brand: FormaliTAG™
Class: ALA

$51.90 usd


FormaliTAG™ – Non-Adhesive Formalin Resistant Tag – For Thermal-Transfer Printers


  • Able to withstand long-term immersion in harsh chemicals and specimen liquid preservatives
  • Supplied in a continuous roll for ease of use and size selection
  • Printable with all major thermal-transfer printer brands

Chemical-resistant, non-adhesive tags designed for storage in specimen jars and containers for the long-term identification of samples (i.e., animals, tissues, organs) in preservatives including formalin, alcohol, as well as formalin-acetic acid-alcohol combinations. Made of a chemically inert material, they will not affect specimen integrity. Supplied in continuous roll format and compatible with all major brands of thermal-transfer printers with cutter function to select the desired length. When printed with our recommended chemical-resistant (XAR-class) ribbons, the printout is also resistant to long-term storage in liquid preservatives.


Width:   2.5″ (63.5 mm)

Length:   125′ (1″ core), 500′ (3″ core)

Perforated:   No

Media Sensing:   Continuous

Temperature Range:   -196°C to +150°C
(-320.8°F to 302°F)

Adhesive:   Adhesive-Free

Printing Methods:   Thermal-Transfer

Resistances:   Alcohol Wiping, Cryogenic (-196°C), Deep-Freeze (-80°C)

Class:   ALA

Brand:   FormaliTAG™

Color(s):   White


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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, FormaliTAG labels are thermal-transfer printable and require a ribbon to be printed. To achieve the proper printout, these labels require a xylene and solvent-resistant XAR-class ribbon of the same width or larger.

No, FormaliTAG tags are adhesive-free, made for long-term preservation along with specimen in various preservatives.

Yes, these tags can be inscribed using permanent markers. We recommend our Science-Marker for writing on the non-adhesive tags.

Yes, FormaliTAG labels can be used in cryogenic environments, including for specimens stored in cryo-preservation.

No, FormaliTAG labels are intended to be placed inside the container along with the specimen. For identifying the outside of the container we recommend our ChemicoTAG labels.

Barcoding or label design software can be used to create templates that conform to the size of your label. You can then insert design elements within the template, for easy printing.

Yes, we can provide our chemical-resistant labels preprinted with full-color graphics and logos, as well as variable or serialized information from a database. Learn more about our custom printing options.

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