Agent Name

Phenosafranin

CAS Number

81-93-6

Formula

C18-H15-N4.Cl

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

3,7-Diamino-5-phenylphenazinium chloride; C.I. 50200; Phenosafranine; Phenosafranine, chloride; Phenosafrinine; Phenosofranine; Phenosofrinine; Safranin B Extra; Safrinin B Extra; Schultz No. 958; Phenazinium, 3,7-diamino-5-phenyl-, chloride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Azine Dyes

Description

Green lustrous solid; [Merck Index] Powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a biological stain; [Merck Index]

Comments

Intravenous LD50 (mouse) = 18 mg/kg; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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