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Nitrate Reagent A

suitable for microbiology

Synonym(s):
1-Naphthylamine solution
CAS Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.85

product line

BioChemika

Quality Level

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

composition

acetic acid 5 N, 1000 mL
α-naphthylamine, 5 g

technique(s)

microbe id | metabolite detection: suitable

application(s)

agriculture
clinical testing
environmental
food and beverages
pharmaceutical

microbiology

suitability

Enterobacter spp.
Neisseria spp.
anaerobic bacteria
bacteria

InChI

1S/C10H9N/c11-10-7-3-5-8-4-1-2-6-9(8)10/h1-7H,11H2

InChI key

RUFPHBVGCFYCNW-UHFFFAOYSA-N

General description

α-Naphtylamine and sulfanilic acid are used for detection of nitrate reduction by bacteria. Organisms containing nitrate reductase reduce nitrate to nitrite, which forms a diazonium salt with sulfanilic acid and reacts with α-naphtylamine to form a red azo dye.

Pictograms

Corrosion

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Corr. 1B

Storage Class Code

8A - Combustible, corrosive hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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