- ADC auramine O
- Basic Yellow 2
- Auramine n
- Auramine o
- Auramine 0-100
Yellow flakes or powder.
Auramine hydrochloride has an affinity for a wide spectrum of fibers. In fact, it has been used to dye materials as diverse as paper, leather, cotton, wool, silk, jute and coco fiber. It is an excellent fluorochrome and is used in fluorescent staining of acid fast bacteria, tissue stain.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
EC Index Number
harmful, irritant, carcinogenic, dangerous for the environment
R 22 36 40 51/53
S 36/37 61
Swiss Giftliste 1
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Melting point, °C
>1 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Hazards and Protection.
Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.
Wash thoroughly after handling. Use with adequate ventilation. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Keep container tightly closed. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container. Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment. Avoid generating dusty conditions. Provide ventilation.
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Strong oxidizing agents.
Hydrogen chloride, carbon monoxide, oxides of nitrogen, carbon dioxide.
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Dust can be an explosion hazard when exposed to heat or flame. To extinguish fire, use water, dry chemical, chemical foam, or alcohol-resistant foam.
This material is probably combustible.
Contact with metals may evolve flammable hydrogen gas.
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
May cause cancer according to animal studies.
May cause irritation of the digestive tract.
Causes respiratory tract irritation.
May cause severe skin irritation. May be absorbed through the skin in harmful amounts.
May cause eye irritation. May cause irreversible eye injury.
Do NOT induce vomiting. If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid.
If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. DO NOT use mouth-to-mouth respiration.
Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists. Discard contaminated clothing in a manner which limits further exposure. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water.
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.
I; II; III
USCG CHRIS Code
3204 13 00