CRESYL VIOLET (ACETATE) For Microscopy

Cresyl Violet acetate is used in Nissl staining of brain paraffin and spinal cord section. It is also certified for use to stain mast cell and cartilage granules.
9-Amino-5-imino-5H-benzo[a]phenoxazine acetate salt

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Article No.
03032
Grade
For Microscopy
Purity
70% dye content
CAS No.
10510-54-0
Molecular Formula
C18H15N3O3
Molecular Weight
321.33
H.S. Code
3204.9000
Shelf Life
60 Months
MSDS
 

 

Physical Properties

Physical state at 20 °C
Solid
Colour
Dark green
Odour
Odorless
Melting point/ Freezing point [°C]
140 - 143 °C

Packings

  • 1CLVI00055

    1 g (00001)

  • 1GBA000015

    5 g (00005)

 

Specifications

Appearance Dark green powder
Dye content (by spectrophotometry) Min 70.0%
Identity (UV/VIS spectrum) Passes test
Absorption maxima in 50% ethanol 596 - 599 nm
Specific absorptivity A 1%/1cm (λmax;0.0005%;ethanol 50%) 980 - 1400
TLC test Passes test
Loss on drying ( at 50°C; <1hPa) Max 25.0%
Suitability (for microscopy) Passes test

Revision Date : 21-May-2014
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