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Alfa Aesar™ Indigo carmine

$41.26 - $114.72

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Indigo carmine
CAS 860-22-0
Molecular Formula C16H8N2Na2O8S2
Formula Weight 466.36g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00005723
Beilstein 4103904
Merck Index 14,4944
Synonym Indigo-5,5'-disulfonic acid disodium salt; C.I. 73051
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AAA1605214

 
alfa aesar™
A16052-14
25g Each for $41.26

AAA1605222

 
alfa aesar™
A16052-22
100g Each for $114.72
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point >300°C
Quantity 25g
Odor Odorless
Chemical Name or Material Indigo carmine
CAS 860-22-0
Molecular Formula C16H8N2Na2O8S2
Formula Weight 466.36g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00005723
Beilstein 4103904
Merck Index 14,4944
Synonym Indigo-5,5'-disulfonic acid disodium salt; C.I. 73051
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H302
Harmful if swallowed.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P264-P270-P301+P312-P330-P501a
Wash thoroughly after handling.
Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECS Number DU3000000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Useful in the staining of Negri bodiesIndigo carmine is used as a food colorant, pH indicator and dissolved ozone indicator. It is used to detect amino fluid leaks, highlight portions of the urinary tract, tissue stains and tool for the determination of hypochlorite. As a dye in renal function, it is used in testing and detection of nitrates and chlorates, and in the testing of milk.

Solubility
Soluble in ethylene glycol monomethyl ether and ethanol. Slightly soluble in water and alcohol. Insoluble in benzene, chloroform and organic solvents.

Notes
Light sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P264-P270-P301+P312-P330-P501a
Wash thoroughly after handling.
Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H302
Harmful if swallowed.