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Alfa Aesar™ Methylene Blue, high purity, biological stain

$36.20 - $318.24

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Methylene Blue
CAS 122965-43-9
Name Note biological stain
Purity Grade Notes High purity
Molecular Formula C16H18ClN3S·xH2O
Formula Weight 319.86g/mol (Anhydrous)
MDL Number MFCD00150006
Beilstein 3599847
Merck Index 14,6060
Synonym Basic Blue 9; C.I. 52015
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AAA1817414

 
alfa aesar™
A18174-14
25g Each for $36.20

AAA1817422

 
alfa aesar™
A18174-22
100g Each for $82.50

AAA1817436

 
alfa aesar™
A18174-36
500g Each for $318.24
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point ≈180°C (dec.)
Quantity 25g
Chemical Name or Material Methylene Blue
Name Note biological stain
CAS 122965-43-9
Purity Grade Notes High purity
Molecular Formula C16H18ClN3S·xH2O
Formula Weight 319.86g/mol (Anhydrous)
MDL Number MFCD00150006
Beilstein 3599847
Merck Index 14,6060
Synonym Basic Blue 9; C.I. 52015
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 SO5600000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Methylene blue is used as a dye in different staining procedures viz. Wright′s stain and Jenner′s stain. It also serves as an indicator and medicine. Further, it is used to examine RNA and DNA under the microscope or in a gel. It is widely used as a redox indicator in analytical chemistry. It acts as a photosensitizer utilized to generate singlet oxygen in order to make organic peroxides by a Diels-Alder reaction. It is also used in the sulfide analysis. It plays an important role in aquaculture to treat fungal infections.

Solubility
Soluble in water, alcohol, acetic acid, glycerol and chloroform. Insoluble in ether.

Notes
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.