Fura-2

  • 5-Oxazolecarboxylic acid, 2-[6-[bis(carboxymethyl)amino]-5-[2-[2-[bis(carboxymethyl)amino]-5-methylphenoxy]ethoxy]-2-benzofuranyl]-
  • 5-Oxazolecarboxylic acid, 2-(6-(bis(2-((acetyloxy)methoxy))-2oxoethyl)amino)-5-(2-(2-(bis(2-((acetyloxy)methoxy)-2-oxoethyl)amino)5-methylphenoxy)ethoxy)-2-benzofuranyl)-
Formula
C29H27N3O14
Structure
Description
Solid.
Uses
Fluorescent probe for measurement of calcium in biological systems.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
96314-98-6
Merck
12,10400

Properties.
Formula
C29H27N3O14
Formula mass
641.55
Boiling point, °C
984
Density
1.58 g/cm3
Solubility in water
Very soluble
pKa/pKb
1.70 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
0.487
Heat of vaporization
150.2 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep container tightly closed when not in use. Store at -20 C. Protect from light. Desiccate.
Protection
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. Wear compatible chemical-resistant gloves and clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators
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.
Small spills/leaks
Use appropriate protective equipment and methods to clean up spilled substances promptly. Absorb spills with a appropriate material.
Stability
Stable at recommended storage conditions.
Incompatibilities
Moisture and strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxides, sodium oxides.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
549
Fire fighting
Use water spray, carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Skin
May cause irritation.
   Eyes
May cause irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, rinse mouth out with water provided the person is conscious and seek medical advice.
   Inhalation
If product is inhaled, move individual to fresh air. If breathing becomes difficult, seek medical advice.
   Skin
Wash with water and seek medical attention.
   Eyes
Wash affected area with water for 15 minutes and seek medical advice.

Transport.