Fluorescein Sodium Salt Powder, 10g For Sale
The powder form of fluorescein sodium salt is a dark orange/red powder that is only moderately soluble in both water and alcohol. When combined with water, it fluoresces as a bright yellow-green. Since the reaction is pH-dependent, the colour can be changed by varying the water’s acidity.
A little bit goes a long way when combining with water. At least 100 litres of water should be coloured using this vial’s contents. At these low amounts, it is organic and safe for the environment.
Due to its distinctive colouring capabilities and UV fluorescence, fluorescein was created for the first time in 1871 and has since found usage in a variety of specialized applications.
It can be used as a medical dye to identify blood vessels or as an eye drop to help find corneal abrasions.
Staining biological samples is used in microscopy to analyze the architecture of cells and other tiny organisms.
to keep an eye on groundwater, rivers, and lakes for water contamination.
to find and track leaks in industrial applications such as cooling systems, piping, and other systems.
to provide vibrant, glowing effects for installations or performances in the arts.
the ability to spot blood stains in crime scenes. The iron in hemoglobin reacts with it, creating a strong fluorescent signal.
A card with more information comes with each vial. Please do not ingest fluorescein, despite the fact that it is frequently employed in medical applications.