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1400-62-0 - Orcein, for analysis - B20294 - Alfa Aesar

B20294 Orcein, for analysis

CAS Number
1400-62-0
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
1g 26.82
5g 60.93
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Orcein, for analysis

MDL
MFCD00062310
EINECS
215-750-6

Chemical Properties

Solubility
Soluble in acetone, alcohol, acetic acid (red color), and dilute aqueous alkali (blue-violet color). Insoluble in water.

Applications

It is a red dye used in microscopy as a mordant for the staining of flagella, as well as for detecting elastic tissue in sputum.

Notes

Store away from oxidizing agents. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition.

Literature References

Sergio Pimpinelli, et al. Preparation and orcein staining of mitotic chromosomes from Drosophila larval brain.Cold Spring Harb Protoc.2010,2010(3), 5389.

L. La Cour. Acettc-Orcein: A New Stain-Fixative for Chromosomes.Stain Technology.1941,16(4), 169-174.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302

Harmful if swallowed.

Precautionary Statements: P264-P270-P301+P312-P330-P501a

Wash thoroughly after handling. Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,6863
Harmonized Tariff Code
2934.99
TSCA
Yes

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