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1328-51-4 - Solvent Blue 38 - C.I. 74180 - Direct Blue 86 - A15395 - Alfa Aesar

A15395 Solvent Blue 38

CAS Number
C.I. 74180
Direct Blue 86

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
25g 37.10
100g 114.00
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Solvent Blue 38


Chemical Properties

Melting point
ca 235° dec.
Soluble in water (partly), and methanol (1 mg/ml).


Solvent Blue 38 is commonly utilized in microscopy to detect demyelination in the central nervous system. It is used as a myelin-sheath stain.


Store in cool, dry conditions in a well sealed container. Store away from oxidizing agents.

Literature References

L Novikova; L Novikov; J.-O Kellerth. Persistent neuronal labeling by retrograde fluorescent tracers: a comparison between Fast Blue, Fluoro-Gold and various dextran conjugates. Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 1997, 74 (1), 9-15.

Margolis G, pickett JP. New applications of the Luxol fast blue myelin stain. Lab Invest. 1956, 5 (6), 459-74.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Precautionary Statements: P260u-P201-P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P304+P340-P310a-P405-P501a

Obtain special instructions before use. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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