Agent Name

Nile Blue perchlorate

CAS Number

53340-16-2

Formula

C20-H20-N3-O.Cl-O4

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

Nile Blue 690 perchlorate; Nile Blue A perchlorate; Nile Blue perchlorate; 5-Amino-9-(diethylamino)benzo(a)phenoxazin-7-ium perchlorate; Benzo(a)phenoxazin-7-ium, 5-amino-9-(diethylamino)-, perchlorate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Azine Dyes

Description

Dark powder; [MSDSonline]

Comments

A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Nile Blue." See "PERCHLORATES."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

mp = 290-292 deg C; [MSDSonline]

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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