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Acridine orange zinc chloride double salt (C.I.46005)

Acridine orange zinc chloride double salt (C.I.46005) for microscopy Certistain®. CAS 10127-02-3, pH 3.9 (10 g/l, H₂O, 20 °C)., for microscopy Certistain®

  • CAS Number 10127-02-3

  • Linear Formula C₁₇H₂₀Cl₃N₃Zn

  • Molecular Weight 438.11 g/mol

  •  EC Number 233-353-6



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packaging   25 g in Glass bottle (1159310025)
solubility   28 g/l
mp   165 °C
pH   3.9 (10 g/l, H₂O, 20 °C)
bulk density   200 kg/m3
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   Store at +5°C to +30°C.
specifications   Dye content (spectrophotometrically): ≥ 50% C₁₇H₂₀ClN₃
- chloride:
passes test
  - UV/VIS-Spectrum: passes test
  - Zinc: passes test
  Absorption maximum λ max (ethanol 50 %): 491 - 495 nm
  Spec. Absorptivity A 1%/1cm (λmax; 0.005 g/l; ethanol 50 %): ≥ 1120
  TLC-Test: passes test
  Loss on drying (110 °C): ≤ 8 %
  Suitability for microscopy: passes test


Other Notes

Acridine orange zinc chloride double salt (C.I. 46005) is a CERTISTAIN® dry dye that is used for the preparation of a staining solution for fluorescence staining for differential staining of DNA and RNA in sample material of human origin.
As CERTISTAIN® dye it is chemically quality-certified according to highest standards and strict specifications. As an IVD product and CE registered, it can be used hassle-free in diagnostics and laboratory accreditations.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

HS Code 
3204 13 00
Hazard Statement(s) 
H341: Suspected of causing genetic defects.
Precautionary Statement(s) 
P281: Use personal protective equipment as required.
P308 + P313: IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/ attention.
Signal Word 
Storage class 
10 - 13 Other liquids and solids
WGK 2 water endangering
Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C.
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS08  GHS08
Hazard Symbols 
Harmful  Harmful
Categories of danger 
R Phrase 
R 68
Possible risk of irreversible effects.
S Phrase 
S 36/37
Wear suitable protective clothing and gloves.
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