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42771 Methylene Blue, 1% w/v aq. soln.

CAS Number
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
42771-AE 100ml 16.10
42771-AP 500ml 39.50
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Methylene Blue, 1% w/v aq. soln.

MDL
MFCD00012111

Chemical Properties

Formula
C16H18ClN3S
Formula Weight
319.86
Form
Liquid
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Miscible with ethanol, chloroform, glacial acetic acid and glycerol. Slightly miscible with pyridine. Immiscible with ethyl ether, xylene, oleic acid, ethanol and acetone.

Applications

Methylene Blue, 1% w/v aqueous solution 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 is also used in the sulfide analysis.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Chowdhury, P. R.; Bhattacharyya, K. G. Ni/Ti layered double hydroxide: synthesis, characterization and application as a photocatalyst for visible light degradation of aqueous methylene blue. Dalton Trans. 2015, 44 (15), 6809-6824.

Rashidzadeh, A.; Olad, A.; Salari, D. The effective removal of methylene blue dye from aqueous solutions by NaAlg-g-poly(acrylic acid-co-acryl amide)/clinoptilolite hydrogel nanocomposite. Fiber Polym. 2015, 16 (2), 354-362.

Other References

Harmonized Tariff Code
3204.13
TSCA
Yes

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