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116316 Methyl blue (C.I. 42780)

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      Catalogue Number116316
      SynonymsMethyl blue for microscopy and microbiology
      DescriptionMethyl blue (C.I. 42780)
      OverviewMethyl blue (C.I.42780), is a dry dye for the preparation of a color staining solution used for the polychrome staining of histological tissue sections of human origin. The dye is a CE certified IVD product and has a constant dye content and a reliable high quality, which is one of the major precondition for a reproducible diagnostic staining. For more details, please see instructions for use (IFU). The IFU can be downloaded from this webpage.
      Product Information
      CAS number28983-56-4
      EC number249-352-9
      Hill FormulaC₃₇H₂₇N₃Na₂O₉S₃
      Molar Mass799.79 g/mol
      HS Code3212 90 00
      Structure formula ImageStructure formula Image
      Quality LevelMQ400
      Applicationfor microscopy
      Biological Information
      Physicochemical Information
      Flash point>300 °C
      Melting Point>-250 K
      pH value5.0 (10 g/l, H₂O, 20 °C)
      Bulk density670 kg/m3
      Solubility70 g/l
      Materials Information
      Toxicological Information
      LD 50 oralLD50 Rat > 5000 mg/kg
      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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      Product Usage Statements
      Storage and Shipping Information
      StorageStore at +2°C to +30°C.
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      Supplemental Information
      Dye content (spectrophotometrically)≥ 60 %
      - sodium

      passes test
      - UV/VIS-Spectrumpasses test
      Absorption maximum λ max (Hydrochloric acid 0.005 mol/l)595 - 605 nm
      Spec. Absorptivity A 1%/1cm (λmax; 0.01 g/l; hydrochloric acid 0.005 mol/l)675 - 1125
      TLC-Testpasses test
      Loss on drying (110 °C)≤ 7 %
      Suitability for microscopypasses test