I agree Our site saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing our website without changing the browser settings you grant us permission to store that information on your device.
Fluorescein is used as a fluorescent tracer for many applications including in a type of dye laser as the gain medium, in forensics and serology to detect latent blood stains and in dye tracing. It is used to localise multiple muscular ventricular septal defects during open heart surgery and confirm the presence of any residual defects. It is applied to teeth to reveal plaque.
Akram, A. C.; Noman, S.; Moniri-Javid, R.; Gizicki, J. P.; Reed, E. A.; Singh, S. B.; Basu, A. S.; Banno, F.; Fujimoto, M.; Ram, J. L. Development of an automated ballast water treatment verification system utilizing fluorescein diacetate hydrolysis as a measure of treatment efficacy. Water Res. 2015, 70, 404-413.
Tichauer, K. M.; Guthrie, M.; Hones, L.; Sinha, L.; St. Lawrence, K.; Kang-Mieler, J. J. Quantitative retinal blood flow mapping from fluorescein videoangiography using tracer kinetic modeling. Opt. Lett. 2015, 40 (10), 2169-2172.
Hazard Statements: H319
Causes serious eye irritation.
Precautionary Statements: P280i-P264-P305+P351+P338-P337+P313
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 eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.