Agent Name

Cryptocyanine

CAS Number

4727-50-8

Formula

C25-H25-N2.I

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

Cryptocyanin; Cryptocyanine O. A. 2; Cryptocyanine iodide; Eastman 1334; Kryptocyanin; Kryptocyanine; Kryptocyanine iodide; NK 5; NK 5 (Dye); NK 5 (VAN); NK 5 (dye) (VAN); 1-Ethyl-4-(3-(1-ethyl-4(1H)-quinolylidene)prop-1-enyl)quinolinium iodide; Quinolinium, 1-ethyl-4-(3-(1-ethyl-4(1H)-quinolinylidene)-1-propen-1-yl)-, iodide (1:1); Quinolinium, 1-ethyl-4-(3-(1-ethyl-4(1H)-quinolinylidene)-1-propenyl)-, iodide; Quinolinium, 1-ethyl-4-(3-(1-ethyl-4(1H)-quinolylidene)propenyl)-, iodide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Carbocyanine Dyes

Description

Dark green crystalline powder; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Comments

Causes somnolence and diarrhea in oral lethal-dose studies of mice; [RTECS] May cause irritation; May cause cardiac disturbances and CNS depression by ingestion and inhalation; [Acros Organics MSDS]

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