Nuclear Fast Red

  • Calcium red
  • C.I. 60760
  • 2-Anthracenesulfonic acid, 4-amino-9,10-dihydro-1,3-dihydroxy-9,10-dioxo-, monosodium salt
  • Disodium 1-amino-2,4-dihydroxy-9,10-dihydro-9,10-dioxoanthracene-3-sulfonate
Formula
C14H8NNaO7S
Structure
Description
Dark red powder.
Uses
Histological stain.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
6409-77-4
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
229-088-0
Beilstein/Gmelin
NA
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C14H8NNaO7S
Formula mass
357.28
Melting point, °C
300
Solubility in water
1 g/L (25 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Protection
Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective 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
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container. Provide ventilation.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, oxides of sulfur, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract. May cause gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. May be harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation. May be harmful if inhaled. May cause respiratory difficulty and coughing.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation. May cause irritation with burning pain, itching and redness. May be absorbed through the skin. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.

Transport.
HS Code
3204 19 00