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C16H8N2Na2O8S2

F.W. 466.37

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Hazard Alert

Slightly toxic by ingestion; body tissue irritant. LD50 2000 mg/kg.

Product Details

Storage:
Organic #9
Disposal:
Shelf Life:
Indefinite
Soluble:
Water and slightly in alcohol.
Color:
Violet
Odor:
None
CAS No.:
860-22-0. C.I. #73015
Technical Note:
To make a 0.25% solution, add 0.25 g of indigo carmine to 100 mL of 50% ethyl alcohol. Prepare fresh for use; solution does not store well. Color of the solution fades on standing.