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Alfa Aesar™ Methyl Red sodium salt

$33.46 - $311.91

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Methyl Red sodium salt
CAS 845-10-3
Molecular Formula C15H14N3NaO2
Formula Weight 291.29
MDL Number MFCD00002426
Beilstein 4065488
Synonym C.I. 13020; Methyl Red, water soluble
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AAA1745514

  SDS
alfa aesar™
A1745514
25g Each for $33.46

AAA1745522

  SDS
alfa aesar™
A1745522
100g Each for $84.53

AAA1745536

  SDS
alfa aesar™
A1745536
500g Each for $311.91
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 291.29
MDL Number MFCD00002426
TSCA TSCA
Chemical Name or Material Methyl Red sodium salt
Beilstein 4065488
Synonym C.I. 13020; Methyl Red, water soluble
Molecular Formula C15H14N3NaO2
CAS 845-10-3
Quantity 25g

Applications
Methyl red is an indicator dye that turns red in acidic solutions. It is a pH indicator, turning red under pH 4.4, yellow over pH 6.2, and orange in between those values. It is used in microbiology in the Voges-Proskauer test to identify bacteria that produce stable acids through mixed acid fermentation of glucose. Methyl-red positive bacteria include Proteus vulgaris and Escherichia coli. Methyl-red negative bacteria include Enterobacter aerogenes and Serratia marcescens.

Solubility
Soluble in water (800 mg/ml at 25°C), and slightly soluble in ethanol at (25°C).

Notes
Store at room temperature. Reactive with oxidizing agents.