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Alfa Aesar™ Propidium iodide

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Propidium iodide
CAS 25535-16-4
Formula Weight 668.39
MDL Number MFCD00011921
Beilstein 3843838
Synonym 3,8-Diamino-5-[3-(diethylmethylammonio)propyl]-6-phenylphenanthridinium diiodide; Phenanthridinium
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AAJ66764MC

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alfa aesar™
J66764MC
100mg CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 668.39
Melting Point 220° to 225°C
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P301+P310-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
MDL Number MFCD00011921
CAS 25535-16-4
Chemical Name or Material Propidium iodide
Beilstein 3843838
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H301-H332-H315-H319-H335
Toxic if swallowed.
Harmful if inhaled.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Physical Form Solid
Synonym 3,8-Diamino-5-[3-(diethylmethylammonio)propyl]-6-phenylphenanthridinium diiodide; Phenanthridinium
Solubility Information Soluble in water at 1mg/mL
Color Dark red
Quantity 100mg
Sensitivity Light Sensitive & Hygroscopic
RTECS Number SF7949600

Applications
Propidium iodide is a fluorescent stain for nucleic acids. Cell membrane integrity excludes propidium iodide from staining viable and apoptotic cells. Propidium iodide may be used in flow cytometry to evaluate cell viability when used with other dyes that stain viable cells or cells that are early in the apoptosis process.

Solubility
Soluble in water at 1mg/ml

Notes
Light Sensitive & Hygroscopic. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers. Keep container tightly closed.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P301+P310-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H301-H332-H315-H319-H335
Toxic if swallowed.
Harmful if inhaled.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.