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115946 Nile blue (hydrogen sulfate) (C.I. 51180)

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CAS #Hill FormulaMolar Mass
16650-83-2 C₂₀H₂₁N₃O₅S 415.46 g/mol

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      Catalogue Number115946
      SynonymsNile blue
      DescriptionNILE BLUE (HYDROGEN SULFATE) (C.I. 51180
      OverviewNile blue (hydrogen sulfate) (C.I. 51180) is a CERTISTAIN® dry dye that is used for the preparation of a staining solution e.g. staining melanins and lipofuscins in histological sections of human origin.
      As CERTISTAIN® dye it is chemically quality-certified according to highest standards and strict specifications. As an IVD product and CE registered, it can be used hassle-free in diagnostics and laboratory accreditations.
      Product Information
      CAS number16650-83-2
      Hill FormulaC₂₀H₂₁N₃O₅S
      Molar Mass415.46 g/mol
      HS Code3204 19 00
      Structure formula ImageStructure formula Image
      ApplicationCertistain® dry dye used for staining melanin and lipofuscin
      Biological Information
      Physicochemical Information
      Melting Point>300 °C
      pH value2.2 (10 g/l, H₂O, 20 °C)
      Bulk density300 kg/m3
      Solubility50 g/l
      Materials Information
      Toxicological Information
      Safety Information according to GHS
      Storage class10 - 13 Other liquids and solids
      WGKWGK 2 obviously hazardous to water
      Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C.
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      StorageStore at +2°C to +30°C.
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      Supplemental Information
      Dye content (spectrophotometrically)≥ 90 %
      - Hydrogen sulfate (as sulfur)

      passes test
      - UV/VIS-Spectrumpasses test
      Absorption maximum λ max (ethanol 50 %)635 - 639 nm
      Spec. Absorptivity A 1%/1cm (λmax; 0.003 g/l; ethanol 50 %)1630 - 1820
      TLC-Testpasses test
      Loss on drying (110 °C)≤ 8 %
      Suitability for microscopypasses test