Basic Blue 3

Dye content 25 %

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Quality Level


powder or crystals


Dye content, 25%


hematology: suitable
histology: suitable


205 °C (dec.) (lit.)


654 nm

ε (extinction coefficient)

≥12000 at 257-263 nm in water at 0.01 g/L
≥4500 at 289-295 nm in water at 0.01 g/L
≥45000 at 651-657 nm in water at 0.01 g/L

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General description

Basic blue 3 (BB3) can be removed from aqueous solutions with the help of activated carbon prepared from rubber seed coat.


100 g in glass bottle

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

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Certificate of Analysis
Certificate of Origin
Adsorption studies of basic dye on activated carbon. derived from agricultural waste.
Hameed BH and Daud FBM
Chemical Engineering Journal, 139.1, 48-55 (2008)
H M Shapiro
Cytometry, 2(3), 143-150 (1981-11-01)
The addition of RNA content estimation to flow cytometric measurement of DNA content provides valuable information concerning cells' transitions between quiescent and proliferative states. Equilibrium staining methods employing acridine orange have been used for DNA/RNA content measurement but are difficult...
A Ghanadzadeh et al.
Spectrochimica acta. Part A, Molecular and biomolecular spectroscopy, 73(2), 324-329 (2009-03-28)
The spectroscopic features of a laser dye, oxazine 1 (OX1), were investigated in liquid and in liquid crystalline solutions as a function of the solvent polarity and polarizability. The nature of spectral shift was investigated by studying the absorption spectra...
Umberto Giovanella et al.
Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP, 14(39), 13646-13650 (2012-09-12)
In a smart solution-processable luminescent poly(norbornene)/oxazine-1 (Ox1) intercalated fluoromica nanohybrid, the supramolecular organization of the Ox1 dyes can be tuned at the nanoscale level and a deep red emission band switched on by inducing a phase segregation of aligned molecules...
Miklós Kubinyi et al.
Applied spectroscopy, 59(1), 134-139 (2005-02-22)
It has been established by combined absorption and fluorescence measurements that the cationic dye Oxazine 1 (OX) and the polyvalent anionic host calix[8]arenesulfonate (SCA8) form two complexes in simultaneous reactions: OX + SCA8 <--> OX.SCA8 (1), and OX.SCA8 + OX...

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