- Wright's blood staining
- Polychrome methylene blue, eosinate
Dark blue liquid - solution in methanol. A complex compound from eosin and an oxidized and partly demethylated methylene blue.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Melting point, °C
Boiling point, °C
Vapor pressure, mmHg
Vapor density (air=1)
4.6 (butyl acetate=1)
Hazards and Protection.
Store in a cool, dry place.
Wash thoroughly after handling. Use with adequate ventilation.
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 protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
A respiratory protection program that meets OSHA's 29 CFR 1910.134 and ANSI Z88.2 requirements or European Standard EN 149 must be followed whenever workplace conditions warrant a respirator's use.
Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment. Sweep up or absorb material, then place into a suitable clean, dry, closed container for disposal.
Stable under normal shipping and handling conditions. However, may decompose if heated.
Strong oxidizing agents.
Carbon monoxide, oxides of nitrogen, carbon dioxide, hydrogen bromide, sulfur oxides (SOx), including sulfur oxide and sulfur dioxide.
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. To extinguish fire, use water, dry chemical, chemical foam, or alcohol-resistant foam.
May cause irritation of the digestive tract. Low hazard for usual industrial handling.
Dust is irritating to the respiratory tract. Low hazard for usual industrial handling.
May cause mild skin irritation. Low hazard for usual industrial handling.
Contact may cause transient irritation.
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 irritation or symptoms occur.
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid if cough or other symptoms appear.
Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists. 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.