18909
Sigma-Aldrich

Calcofluor White Stain

Nacres: MA.02
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Properties

Properties
Lambda max 423-443 nm
applications food and beverages
hematology
histology
composition Calcofluor White M2R 1 
compression i.d. g/L
Description Calcofluor White Stain
format liquid
Need written commitment NI0000

Description

Application

Calcofluor White Stain is a fluorescent stain that is used for the rapid detection of yeasts, fungi, and parasitic organisms. It is a non-specific fluorochrome that binds to cellulose and chitin in cell walls. It is suitable for use as a viability stain for plant cells. Additionally, calcofluor white is recommended as a counterstain for in situ hybridization staining of plant material and as a flow cytometry stain for assessing the viability of animal cells.

General description

Calcofluor White Stain (C.l. 40622) is a stilbene compound that has additional triazinyl and phenyl aromatic groups. It is also known as cellufluor.

SAFETY INFORMATION

GHS07,GHS08

Signal Word

Danger

P201 - P305 + P351 + P338 - P308 + P313

RIDADRRIDADR

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point (F)

Not applicable

Flash Point (C)

Not applicable

Target Organs

Risk Statement

Supplemental Hazard Statements

DOCUMENTATION

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