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C1022

Sigma-Aldrich

Carmine

powder

Synonym(s):
Alum lake of carminic acid, Cochineal, Nacarat, Natural Red 4
CAS Number:
Colour Index Number:
75470
EC Number:
NACRES:
NA.47

form

powder

Quality Level

color

red

solubility

ammonium hydroxide: 1 mg/mL

application(s)

diagnostic assay manufacturing
hematology
histology

storage temp.

room temp

InChI

1S/C22H20O13/c1-4-8-5(2-6(24)9(4)22(33)34)13(25)10-11(15(8)27)16(28)12(18(30)17(10)29)21-20(32)19(31)14(26)7(3-23)35-21/h2,7,14,19-21,23-24,26,28-32H,3H2,1H3,(H,33,34)

InChI key

DGQLVPJVXFOQEV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Carmine is a red compound and is generally used with aluminum, iron and other metal salts to enhance its activity. During smear preparation, it is required for chromatin staining in fresh material. In presence of aluminum chloride, it is used for the staining of glycogen.

Application

Carmine has been used for the staining of mammary glands. It has been used for the staining of the chromosomes.

Packaging

5, 25, 100 g in glass bottle

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

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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