Agent Name

1,1',3,3,3',3'-Hexamethylindotricarbocyanine perchlorate

CAS Number

16595-48-5

Formula

C29-H33-N2.Cl-O4

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

1,3,3-Trimethyl-2-(7-(1,3,3-trimethylindol-2-ylidene)-1,3,5-heptatrienyl)indolium perchlorate; 2-(7-(1,3-Dihydro-1,3,3-trimethyl-2H-indol-2-ylidene)hepta-1,3,5-trienyl)-1,3,3-trimethyl-3H-indolium perchlorate; 3H-Indolium, 2-(7-(1,3-dihydro-1,3,3-trimethyl-2H-indol-2-ylidene)-1,3,5-heptatrien-1-yl)-1,3,3-trimethyl-, perchlorate (1:1); 3H-Indolium, 2-(7-(1,3-dihydro-1,3,3-trimethyl-2H-indol-2-ylidene)-1,3,5-heptatrienyl)-1,3,3-trimethyl-, perchlorate; [ChemIDplus] UN3085

Category

Carbocyanine Dyes

Description

Green powder; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Comments

A strong oxidizer that may cause fire on contact with other materials; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Reference Link

Inhibitory effects of two structurally related carbocyanine laser dyes on the activity of bovine heart mitochondrial and Paracoccus denitrificans NADH-ubiquinone reductase. Evidence for a rotenone-type mechanism.

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Oxidizing solid, corrosive, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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