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A8511 Sigma-Aldrich

Luminol

≥97% (HPLC)

Synonym: 3-Aminophthalhydrazide, 5-Amino-2,3-dihydro-1,4-phthalazinedione

  • CAS Number 521-31-3

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C8H7N3O2

  • Molecular Weight 177.16

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 383929

  •  EC Number 208-309-4

  •  MDL number MFCD00006890

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24891343

  •  NACRES NA.83

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Properties

Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, Chemiluminescent compounds, Enzyme Substrates, Enzymes, Inhibitors, and Substrates, Luminescent Compounds/Detection,
Quality Level   200
assay   ≥97% (HPLC)
form   powder or chunks
mp   >300 °C (lit.)
solubility   DMSO: 50 mg/mL, clear to slightly hazy
SMILES string   Nc1cccc2C(=O)NNC(=O)c12
InChI   1S/C8H7N3O2/c9-5-3-1-2-4-6(5)8(13)11-10-7(4)12/h1-3H,9H2,(H,10,12)(H,11,13)
InChI key   HWYHZTIRURJOHG-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Luminol is a chemiluminescent compound, which belongs to the class of cyclic acyl hydrazides. It exhibits chemiluminescence, when oxidized by oxidizing agents. Luminol may be associated with nausea, vomiting and mucosa irritation in eyes and skin.

Application

Luminol has been used in chemiluminescence assay.

Packaging

5, 25 g in glass bottle

Features and Benefits

Used for chemiluminescence analysis of, for example, metal cations, blood, and glucococorticoids.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
RTECS 
TH8890060
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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References

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