2,7-Diamino-10-ethyl-9-phenylphenanthridinium bromide, 1% aqueous solution

Catalogue Number BI4663

Synonym(s): Ethidinium bromide, 3,8-Diamino-5-ethyl-6-phenylphenanthridinium bromide

CAS Number

1239-45-8

Commodity Code

29339980

MDL Number

MFCD00011724

Notes
Ethidinium bromide is an intercalating dye used in the visualisation of DNA and RNA in electrophoresis gels and caesium chloride density gradients
BI4663
Formula Weight
394.31 g/mol
Chemical Hazard
Toxic/Mutagenic
GHS
Hazard Statements
H331: Toxic if inhaled.
H341: Suspected of causing genetic defects ({{{0|||message=<state route of exposure if it is conclusively proven that no other routes of exposure cause the hazard>|||filter=(_)?EXP_ROUTE_.+}}}).
Precautionary Statements
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