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Alfa Aesar™ Methylene Blue, high purity, biological stain

$41.24 - $361.73

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 122965-43-9
Molecular Formula C16H18ClN3S·xH2O
Formula Weight 319.86 (Anhydrous)
MDL Number MFCD00150006
Beilstein 3599847
Merck Index 14,6060
Synonym Basic Blue 9; C.I. 52015
Chemical Name or Material Methylene Blue, biological stain
Grade High purity
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AAA1817414 SDS Alfa Aesar™
A1817414*
25g Each for $41.24
AAA1817422 SDS Alfa Aesar™
A1817422
100g Each for $93.12
AAA1817436 SDS Alfa Aesar™
A1817436
500g Each for $361.73
Specifications

Description

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.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

122965-43-9
319.86 (Anhydrous)
3599847
Basic Blue 9; C.I. 52015
High purity
C16H18ClN3S·xH2O
MFCD00150006
14,6060
Methylene Blue, biological stain

Specifications

122965-43-9
319.86 (Anhydrous)
3599847
Basic Blue 9; C.I. 52015
25g
High purity
C16H18ClN3S·xH2O
MFCD00150006
14,6060
≈180°C (dec.)
Methylene Blue, biological stain

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H302
Harmful if swallowed.

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.

Warning

RTECSNumber : SO5600000

TSCA : TSCA