Agent Name

Ruthenium red

CAS Number

11103-72-3

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

Ammoniated ruthenium oxychloride; Ruthenium Red; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Dyes

Description

Brownish-red solid; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Used as a reagent and to stain pectin, gum, animal tissues, and bacteria; [ChemIDplus]

Comments

A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; [MSDSonline]

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