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.
Soluble in water 25 g/L.
Store away from oxidizing agents, acids, reducing agents.
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
May cause cancer.
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.
GHS P Statement
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.
RTECSNumber : QK1400000
TSCA : TSCA