Acriflavine

Property Data
Common name
Suggested name
Other names
C.I. number
C.I. name
Class
Ionisation
Solubility aqueous
Solubility ethanol
Absorption maximum
Colour
Empirical formula
Formula weight
Acriflavine
Acriflavine
Trypaflavine
46000

Acridine
Basic
33%
Poor
462 & 465 (Aldrich)
Orange
C14H15N3Cl2
296.2

Acriflavine is primarily used as an antiseptic. As a histological dye it can be used to make a good fluorescent yellow Schiff's reagent.

 

Reference
R. D. Lillie.
Conn's Biological Stains
Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, MD., U.S.A.

Susan Budavari, Editor, (1996)
The Merck Index, Ed. 12
Merck & Co., Inc., Whitehouse Station, NJ, USA

Aldrich chemical catalogue, 1992
Aldrich Chemical Company, Milwaukee, WI, USA.

 


 

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