Stain Proof Xylene Resistant Labels – 0.866″ x 0.59″#XST-117NP

$67.40 usd



StainTUFF™- Stain Proof Xylene Resistant Labels

Size: 0.866″ x 0.59″ / 22mm x 15mm

Labels across: 1

Color: White

Labels/roll: 3,000

Core: 1″ or 3″ / 25mm or 76mm

Perforation: No

Adhesive: Permanent chemical resistant

Temperature range: From -80°C to +149°C (-112°F to 300°F)

Recommended Ribbons:  XAR-Class Solvent Resistant Ribbon

Thermal transfer printable labels designed for microscope slides. These highly glossy labels repel stains and do not acquire colors from histological stains such as hematoxylin or eosin. The labels and printed information are xylene-resistant when used in combination with our XAR class of solvent-resistant ribbons. The print will resist to xylene, toluene, alcohol, MEK and other solvents and chemicals without a need to apply for additional protection. Ideal for histology lab applications.


  • Able to withstand exposure to harsh chemicals and solvents
  • Printable with all major thermal-transfer printer brands
  • Perfect for labeling microscope slides used throughout the histological staining process
  • Resistant to gamma irradiation (tested to up to 50kGy)


Shipping Weight

0.4 lbs

0.181 kg

Shipping Dimensions (L x W x H)

4.38 × 4.38 × 1 in

111.3 x 111.3 x 25.4 mm

Core Size

1", 3"

25.4 mm, 76.2 mm

Qty / UOM


Special Features Chemical Resistant Labels
Adhesive Permanent
Brand Name StainTUFF™
Surface Bottles, Microscope Slides
Printer Compatibility Desktop Thermal Printer, Industrial Thermal Printer
Printing Method Thermal-Transfer


22 mm



15 mm

Printable Width


Printable Height


Labels Across


Tamper Evident




Frozen Vials


Wrap Around


Piggy Back


Back Slit


Product Uom


Label Uom




Core Type




Black Mark


2 reviews for Stain Proof Xylene Resistant Labels – 0.866″ x 0.59″#XST-117NP

  1. 5 out of 5

    Anonymous (verified owner)

    Verified reviewVerified review - view originalExternal link | usArizona, United States

  2. 5 out of 5

    Devika Jhanji (verified owner)

    Verified reviewVerified review - view originalExternal link | caCanada

    100% quality label for our lab use.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, StainTUFF 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.

Yes, StainTUFF labels have a highly glossy finish that repel histological stains such as hematoxylin or eosin Y, offering our best resistance to histology stains.

No, StainTUFF is not offered in color. For color chemical-resistant labels see here.

StainTUFF has been tested and can withstand immersion in xylene for up to 30 minutes. For labels that withstand xylene immersion for up to 15 hours, try our XyliTUFFTM labels.

Yes, our StainTUFF labels are compatible with automated stainers. For more information consult our technical support team.

No, StainTUFF labels are coated with a permanent chemical-resistant adhesive, that is not made for easy removal. For removable solutions click here.

No, StainTUFF is not provided in a clear format. For transparent xylene and chemical-resistant labels for microscope slides we recommend our XyliTRANS labels.

No, StainTUFF is not offered with a laminate. For laminated microscope slide labels, that will resist high-temperatures and acidic/basic buffers we recommend our AFT-class 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.

Yes, we offer labels that are fully compliant with Hologic systems, and are the preferred label supplier source for ThinPrep® slides, ThinPrep® vials, and Aptima® tubes. Please contact our support team or visit our Hologic page.