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Alfa Aesar™ Oil Red O

$32.20 - $64.55

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Oil Red O
CAS 1320-06-5
Molecular Formula C26H24N4O
Formula Weight 408.51g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00003898
Beilstein 3491382
Synonym C.I. 26125; Solvent Red 27
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AAA1298914

 
alfa aesar™
A12989-14
25g Each for $32.20

AAA1298922

 
alfa aesar™
A12989-22
100g Each for $64.55
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point ≈166°C (dec.)
Quantity 25g
Chemical Name or Material Oil Red O
CAS 1320-06-5
Molecular Formula C26H24N4O
Formula Weight 408.51g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00003898
Beilstein 3491382
Synonym C.I. 26125; Solvent Red 27
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Oil Red O is suitable as a lipid and lipoprotein stain on cellulose acetate. It is one of the diazo dyes used for staining of neutral triglycerides and lipids. It is used to analyze muscle fibers. It acts as an agent that stains lipids, muscle fibers and alveolar macrophages. Further, it is also used as marking dye. It is an active component of red colored smokes in pyrotechnics.

Solubility
Soluble in ethanol:chloroform (1:1). Insoluble in water.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.