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H55022 1,1'-Diethyl-2,2'-cyanine iodide, 97%

CAS Number
Pseudoisocyanine iodide

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H55022-MD 250mg 41.40
H55022-03 1g 145.00
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1,1'-Diethyl-2,2'-cyanine iodide, 97%


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Melting point
273° dec.
Storage & Sensitivity
Light Sensitive. Ambient temperatures.
Soluble to 10 mM in dimethyl sulfoxide.


1,1'-Diethyl-2,2'-cyanine iodide is used to inhibit 1-methyl-4-phenylpyridinium (MPP+), toxic metabolite of 1-methyl-4-phenyl-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyridine that induces apoptosis in cerebellar granule neurons (CGNs).


Keep container tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers. Incompatible with oxidizing agents. It is sensitive to light.

Literature References

Jiro Tanaka.; Masashi Tanaka.; Masuo Hayakawa. Electronic Spectra of Single Crystals of 1,1?-Diethyl-2,2?-Cyanine Iodide, Bromide, and Chloride. Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan. 1980, 53 (11), 3109-3119.

Irina A. Struganova.; Mesha Hazell.; Jacinta Gaitor.; Debra McNally-Carr.; Sanja Zivanovic. Influence of Inorganic Salts and Bases on the J-Band in the Absorption Spectra of Water Solutions of 1,1‘-Diethyl-2,2‘-cyanine Iodide. Chemical Communications. 2003, 107 (15), 2650-2656.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H300-H312-H315-H319-H330-H335

Fatal if swallowed. Harmful in contact with skin. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. Fatal if inhaled. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P284-P301+P310-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P312-P330-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P501c

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Wear respiratory protection. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. 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. Rinse mouth. 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

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