About IMEB Inc shows a photo of a lab with a microscope and computer screen with two lab professional technicians.


IMEB, INC (International Medical Equipment) was founded in 1984 by John O’Brien, current President and CEO. The intent was to establish a company that could offer a full line of supplies, equipment and services for the Pathology lab including Clinical, Anatomical, Veterinary, Dermatology and Research. Since that time we have accomplished much of our original intent. We also serve accounts world-wide. Our updated website allows you access to all of our products – from new equipment, refurbished equipment and lab supplies. Log on to your account (sign up is easy and free!) and easily review previous orders, get a new quote, ask questions or inquire on an order and track your shipments. Performance and customer satisfaction are our number one objective in all supplies and services that we provide. We offer you, the customer, 100% product satisfaction.

John O’Brien

President / CEO


Use the catalog number, specify size and/or unit of measure, a brief description of the item, quantity desired and any special color choices pertinent to the item. You can place your order in the following ways:


170 Vallecitos De Oro

San Marcos, CA 92069


(760) 761-0859


(800) 543-.8496 or (760) 761-0836



When specific shipping instructions are lacking, the method of shipment employed will be based on the nature of the material, destination and the size and weight of the package. Air shipments, at an additional charge, will be made upon request, with the exception of hazardous chemicals banned from air shipment by DOT regulations.

Your order will be shipped FOB San Marcos, CA. In case of damage or loss in transit, immediately upon receipt of you shipment carefully unpack it and inspect for shortages and damages. DO NOT ACCEPT A DAMAGED SHIPMENT. If you must accept a damaged shipment let the carrier’s driver add a “damaged notation” to your delivery receipt. You must call our office within 24 hours of delivery of damaged goods.



Terms are Net 30 for established customers who have processed credit information and have been assigned an IMEB, INC. Customer ID number. We also accept credit card payment with Visa and MasterCard. Minimum order of fifty dollars ($50.00) is enforced for any purchase.



If for any reason goods must be returned, you must contact the main office for a return authorization number. Overages or shortages of products should be reported within 10 days of the arrival of the order. If goods are returned without a number, IMEB will be unable to issue credit to your account. Returns are subject to 20% restocking charge and all shipping charges, but enforcement of this charge will depend on the particular circumstances necessitating the return.



There are no warranties either expressed or implied, which extend beyond the description of the items as contained in this catalog. All of our chemicals are offered for research and investigational purposes only and are not intended for food, drug, cosmetic or household use. IMEB, INC. is required by O.S.H.A to send the Safety Data Sheets with initial order. If you do not receive a SDS please contact (800) 543-8496 Ext. 108.

Fundamentals Of Mohs Surgery For Physicians And Mohs Technicians


IMEB Inc. is exhibiting at Fundamentals Of Mohs Surgery For Physicians And Mohs Technicians organized by the American Society for MOHS Surgery November 2 – 5, 2023 to showcase some of the finest MOHS equipment (new and refurbished) and accessories. Some of the products that IMEB is promoting include:

The team will answer all technical questions and offer the most unmatched deals in the industry.

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Microscope Slides for Neuropathology


IMEB Inc. offers larger microscope slides and glass covers. The slides are specially made for larger tissue sections. The slides share HiQA SUPA MEGA TWINFROST dimensions with 1.0 – 1.2 square edge ground thick-polished edges, 90° square corners, and 7 mm deep frosting on both ends. IMEB Inc., also makes cover glass (to use with large microscope slides) which features a #2 thickness (0.19 – 0.22 mm). Slides and cover glass products are packaged in a vacuum seal for dust-free white glass.

Professionals and students who study larger specimens will benefit most from these slides and cover glasses. Such professions include neuropathology, zoology, paleontology, anthropology, and botany among other subjects. IMEB Inc. encompasses all areas of microscopic and scientific study with its range of products which specializes in pathology and histology. IMEB Inc. also provides excellent customer service and friendly prices during monthly special promotions.

Slide packaging air sealed with callout

Large Specialty Microscope Slides 90° Corner

1LS-20302” x 3” (50.8 x 76.2 mm)144
2LS-30403” x 4” (76.2 x 101.6 mm)36
3LS-31403.25” x 4” (82.55 x 101.6 mm)36
4LS-40504” x 5” (101.6 x 127 mm)36
5LS-42604.5 x 6” (114.3 x 152.4 mm)36
6LS-50705” x 7” (127 x 177.8 mm)36
1LC-17821.875” x 2” (48 x 50 mm)144
2LC-33313” x 3.25 (76.2 x 82.55 mm)36
3LC-33323” x 3.5” (76.2 x 88.9 mm)36
4LC-43423.375” x 4.5” (95.25 x 114.3 mm)36
5LC-44524.125” x 5.5” (104.77 x 139.7mm)36
6LS-52604.5” x 6.25” (114.3 x 158.75 mm)36

Reagent Alcohol Filled at IMEB Inc.’s Headquarters



IMEB Inc. is a company that was founded in the United States. Located in San Marcos, California, IMEB Inc. mixes its own formulas of alcohol with its experienced in-house chemist. IMEB satisfies customers with the consistency of the alcohol because of the chemist’s attention to detail. IMEB’s customer service also works closely with its customers to ensure that the best shipping option is selected. Customers receive quality products in addition to the best friendly and efficient customer service. IMEB freshly mixes and labels the products in its corporate headquarters which includes a chemistry laboratory, warehouse, workshop, and offices. IMEB prints all alcohol formula labels in-house and pours the alcohol formulas into clear plastic bottles. 

Reagent alcohol collage of five 1 gallon bottles by Tek-Select IMEB Inc

Reagent alcohol is available online in 100%95%90%85%80%75%, and 70%.

Reagent alcohol also comes in 65%, 60%, 55%, and 50% by calling our customer service representatives at 1-800-543-8496.

Kaiser Permanente trusts IMEB Inc. to fulfill its alcohol formula orders with quality products and customer service. Like Kaiser, IMEB can customize your alcoholic formula to any required percentage. While IMEB lists the normal percentages, our chemists can customize your order for your convenience. 

Safety conditions vary between labs so IMEB recommends wearing eye protection and gloves when handling alcohol as an extra precaution. IMEB also recommends storing alcohol in safe, cool, and secure places. IMEB’s alcohol formulas are perfect for pathology, histology, and other medical and laboratory environments.

IMEB also offers a wide range of chemicals including Isopropyl alcohol, acid alcohol, methyl alcohol, xylene, toluene, acetone, and more which can be found on IMEB’s website. If you don’t see the chemical you are looking for, call our friendly customer service representative to see what IMEB can do for you.