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Alfa Aesar™ Alcian Blue 8GX

$82.50 - $592.62

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 33864-99-2
Molecular Formula C56H68Cl4CuN16S4
Formula Weight 1298.88
MDL Number MFCD00010720
Merck Index 14,218
Synonym Ingrain blue 1; C.I. 74240
Chemical Name or Material Alcian Blue 8GX
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AAJ6012209 SDS Alfa Aesar™
J6012209
10g Each for $82.50
AAJ6012214 SDS Alfa Aesar™
J6012214
25g Each for $164.70
AAJ6012222 SDS Alfa Aesar™
J6012222
100g Each for $592.62
Specifications

Description

Applications
Alcian Blue 8GX is widely utilized as a heteroglycan stain for acidic, neutral, sulfated and phosphate polysaccharides and glycosaminoglycans in tissues. It finds application in both light and electron microscopy. It serves as an adhesive to stick glycol methacrylate sections to glass slides. Due to its large aromatic surface, it is used as a coating agent and modifies the property on the surfaces. It acts as a gelling agent for lubricating fluids and is also used in the modification of carbon paste electrode which promotes redox behavior and stability of electrode.

Solubility
Soluble in water, ethanol, ethylene glycol and 2-ethoxyethanol. Insoluble in xylene.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

33864-99-2
1298.88
14,218
Alcian Blue 8GX
C56H68Cl4CuN16S4
MFCD00010720
Ingrain blue 1; C.I. 74240

Specifications

33864-99-2
C56H68Cl4CuN16S4
MFCD00010720
Ingrain blue 1; C.I. 74240
148°C
10g
Powder
1298.88
14,218
Soluble in water at 1mg/ml
Dark Blue
Alcian Blue 8GX

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Warning

TSCA : TSCA