Acriflavine Hydrochloride acts as an intercalating dye and also reported to inhibit mitochondriogenesis. It is an antiseptic and has been used in applications for dual fluorescence analysis of cellular DNA and protein simultaneously.
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Hazard Statements: H302-H318
Harmful if swallowed. Causes serious eye damage.
Precautionary Statements: P280i-P264-P305+P351+P338-P310a-P301+P312a-P501a
Wear eye/face protection. Wash thoroughly after handling. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF SWALLOWED: Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.