Agent Name

Gallocyanine

CAS Number

1562-85-2

Formula

C15-H13-N2-O5.Cl

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

1-Carboxy-7-(dimethylamino)-3,4-dihydroxyphenoxazin-5-ium chloride; Alizarine Navy Blue AT; Anthracene Blue SWGG; Brilliant Chrome Blue P; C.I. 51030; C.I. Mordant Blue 10; Fast Violet; Gallocyanin; Gallocyanine BS; Gallocyanine DH; Solid Violet; Phenoxazin-5-ium, 1-carboxy-7-(dimethylamino)-3,4-dihydroxy-, chloride; [ChemIDplus] Mordant Blue 10; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Azine Dyes

Description

Green solid; [Merck Index] Black powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a dye and as a reagent for lead; [Merck Index] "Gallocyanine-chrome alum is used as a nuclear stain to quantitate nucleic acids." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

Oral lethal-dose (rat) > 500 mg/kg; [RTECS] May cause irritation; Harmful by ingestion; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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