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Alfa Aesar™ Methylene Blue, high purity, biological stain

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122965-43-9
C16H20ClN3OS
337.866
MFCD00150006
WQVSELLRAGBDLX-UHFFFAOYSA-M
Basic Blue 9; C.I. 52015
16211647
[7-(dimethylamino)phenothiazin-3-ylidene]-dimethylazanium;chloride;hydrate
CN(C)C1=CC2=C(C=C1)N=C3C=CC(=[N+](C)C)C=C3S2.O.[Cl-]
122965-43-9
C16H20ClN3OS
337.866
MFCD00150006
WQVSELLRAGBDLX-UHFFFAOYSA-M
Basic Blue 9; C.I. 52015
16211647
[7-(dimethylamino)phenothiazin-3-ylidene]-dimethylazanium;chloride;hydrate
CN(C)C1=CC2=C(C=C1)N=C3C=CC(=[N+](C)C)C=C3S2.O.[Cl-]
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.
Beilstein 3599847
Merck Index 14,6060
Solubility Information Soluble in water,alcohol,acetic acid,glycerol and chloroform. Insoluble in ether.
Formula Weight 319.86 (Anhydrous)
Melting Point ~180°C (decomposition)
Quantity 25g
Grade High purity
Chemical Name or Material Methylene Blue, biological stain

GHS H Statement
H302
Harmful if swallowed.

P264b-P270-P301+P312-P330-P501c

H302

EINECSNumber : 200-515-2

RTECSNumber : SO5600000

TSCA : Yes

Recommended Storage : Ambient temperatures