I feel pretty silly for asking this but I don't want to damage these coverslips.

I just ordered a 100ct box of coverslips and see no way to open them without destroying the container they are in. How are these little boxes typically opened? It seems smooth and sealed on all sides.


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Looking at the container from the side, it's probably a situation like this:

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There might be some clear plastic wrap around the entire thing as well that you would need to cut/break.

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  • $\begingroup$ Thanks! I ended up using a knife to pry it open, turns out my fingernails weren't enough was all. $\endgroup$ – Diio Sep 22 '17 at 18:15
  • $\begingroup$ @Dilo You're welcome! Often times I can grasp both ends with just my fingers and pull them apart but it depends on how tight the fit is. $\endgroup$ – canadianer Sep 22 '17 at 18:16

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