5-aminofluorescein is also used to prepare FITC Isomer I (CDX-F0011, CDX-F0020). It is a chemical used as molecular probe and important as fluorescent dye and for derivatives. Fluorescent labeling reagent for proteins. Used in the fluorescent antibody technique for rapid identification of pathogens.
Soluble in water (partly), methanol (10 mg/ml), and acetone.
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Keep away from strong oxidizing agents. Light and Moisture Sensitive
|Brown to Red|
|Fluoresceinamine, isomer I|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
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.
TSCA : TSCA
Recommended Storage : 2° to 8°C