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Alfa Aesar™ Congo Red, indicator grade

$50.18 - $157.00

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Congo Red
CAS 573-58-0
Purity Grade Indicator Grade
Molecular Formula C32H22N6Na2O6S2
Formula Weight 696.67
MDL Number MFCD00004028
Beilstein 3894858
Merck Index 14,2498
Synonym C.I. 22120
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AAB2431022

 
alfa aesar™
B2431022
100g Each for $50.18

AAB2431036

 
alfa aesar™
B2431036
500g Each for $157.00
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 696.67
Chemical Name or Material Congo Red
Quantity 100g
TSCA TSCA
Purity Grade Indicator Grade
Molecular Formula C32H22N6Na2O6S2
MDL Number MFCD00004028
CAS 573-58-0
Beilstein 3894858
Merck Index 14,2498
Synonym C.I. 22120
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Odor Odorless
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H350-H361
May cause cancer.
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P281-P201-P202-P308+P313-P405-P501a
Use personal protective equipment as required.
Obtain special instructions before use.
Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.
IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Melting Point >360°C
RTECS Number QK1400000

Applications
Congo red is useful for staining and visual detection of amyloid deposits. It inhibits the accumulation of the scrapie-associated, protease-resistant isoform of protein PrP without affecting the metabolism of the normal isoform.

Solubility
Soluble in water 25 g/L.

Notes
Store away from oxidizing agents, acids, reducing agents.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P281-P201-P202-P308+P313-P405-P501a
Use personal protective equipment as required.
Obtain special instructions before use.
Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.
IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H350-H361
May cause cancer.
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.