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Phenol Red sodium salt

Synonym: Phenolsulfonephthalein sodium salt

  • CAS Number 34487-61-1

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C19H13NaO5S

  • Molecular Weight 376.36

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 6260026

  •  EC Number 252-057-8

  •  MDL number MFCD00066901

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24898497

  •  NACRES NA.47

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Properties

Related Categories Analytical Reagents, Analytical/Chromatography, Cell Biology, Hematology and Histology, Indicators,
Quality Level   200
form   powder
application(s)   hematology: suitable
  histology: suitable
  titration: suitable
visual transition interval   6.8 - 8.2, yellow to red
mp   285 °C (dec.) (lit.)
solubility   water: 1 mg/mL, opaque, dark red
εmax   31.62 at 423 nm in 0.1 M phosphate buffer
Featured Industry   Diagnostic Assay Manufacturing
storage temp.   room temp
SMILES string   [Na+].Oc1ccc(cc1)C2(OS(=O)(=O)c3ccccc23)c4ccc([O-])cc4
InChI   1S/C19H14O5S.Na/c20-15-9-5-13(6-10-15)19(14-7-11-16(21)12-8-14)17-3-1-2-4-18(17)25(22,23)24-19;/h1-12,20-21H;/q;+1/p-1
InChI key   HKHYOKBQJILTEI-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Description

General description

Phenol Red sodium salt is widely used as a pH indicator. At a pH of 6.4 and below, phenol red solution will have a yellow color. At a pH of 8.2 and above, it will have a red color. It is commonly used in culture media to detect neutral to acidic pH changes.

Application

Phenol Red sodium salt has been used as an indicator during single-guide RNA microinjection into one-cell stage zebrafish embryos.

Suitable for use as a pH indicator.

Packaging

5, 25, 50 g in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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