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08714 Millipore

Methyl Red solution

for microbiology

  • CAS Number 493-52-7

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C15H15N3O2

  • Molecular Weight 269.30

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1843037

  •  MDL number MFCD00002425

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329748627

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grade   for microbiology
InChI Key   CEQFOVLGLXCDCX-WUKNDPDISA-N
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   dist. water, 200 mL
  ethanol 95%, 300 mL
  methyl red, 0.1 g
Featured Industry   Food and Beverages

Description

Application

Some bacteria utilize glucose to form large amounts of acid with the result that the pH value of the medium falls distinct. Other species produce no or less free acid. This difference can be visualized by using methyl red.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN1170 - class 3 - PG 2 - Ethanol, solution
WGK Germany 
1
Flash Point(F) 
69.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
21 °C

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