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A10870 2,3,5-Triphenyl-2H-tetrazolium chloride, 98%

CAS Number
298-96-4
Synonyms
TTC

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A10870-09 10g 42.30
A10870-18 50g 143.00
A10870-30 250g 547.00
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2,3,5-Triphenyl-2H-tetrazolium chloride, 98%

MDL
MFCD00011963
EINECS
206-071-6

Chemical Properties

Formula
C19H15ClN4
Formula Weight
334.81
Melting point
ca 250° dec.
Storage & Sensitivity
Keep Cold. Light Sensitive. Hygroscopic.
Solubility
Soluble in water, ethanol and acetone. Insoluble in ether.

Applications

2,3,5-Triphenyl-2H-tetrazolium chloride is used as a redox indicator. It is also used in biochemical experiments, especially to indicate cellular respiration. It is employed in autopsy pathology to assist identification of post-mortem myocardial infarctions.

Notes

Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Reagent for detection of reducing sugars.

Oxidizing agent, reduced to the colored formazan, capable of introducing a -hydroxyl substituent into steroidal enones: J. Chem. Soc., Perkin 1, 2687 (1988).

McLaughlin, M. R.; Balaa, M. F. Enhanced contrast of bacteriophage plaques in Salmonella with ferric ammonium citrate and sodium thiosulfate (FACST) and tetrazolium red (TZR). J. Microbiol. Methods 2006, 65 (2), 318-323.

Li, X.; Deng, S.; Fu, H. Synergism between red tetrazolium and uracil on the corrosion of cold rolled steel in H2SO4 solution. Corros. Sci. 2009, 51 (6), 1344-1355.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P271-P280-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P501c

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,9744
Beilstein
3923356
Harmonized Tariff Code
2933.99
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
XF8100000

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