Trypan Blue (0.4%)

A vital stain

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Trypan blue, which is [are] known to the State of California to cause cancer.  For more information go to
Catalog #: 1209 | abID:

Product Details

Cat # +Size 1209-10
Size 10 ml
Alternate Name Azidine Blue 3B; Benzamine Blue 3B; Benzo Blue 3B; Chlorazol Blue 3B; Diamine Blue 3B; Dianil Blue H3G ; Direct Blue 14; Niagara Blue 3B
Appearance Liquid
Formulation 0.4% PBS
CAS # 72-57-1
Molecular Formula C₃₄H₂₈N₆O₁₄S₄
Molecular Weight 872.88
SMILES CC1=C(C=CC(=C1)C2=CC(=C(C=C2)NN=C3C(=CC4=CC(=CC(=C4C3=O)N)S(=O)(=O)O)S(=O)(=O)O)C)NN=C5C(=CC6=CC(=CC(=C6C5=O)N)S(=O)(=O)O)S(=O)(=O)O
InChi InChI=1S/C34H28N6O14S4/c1-15-7-17(3-5-25(15)37-39-31-27(57(49,50)51)11-19-9-21(55(43,44)45)13-23(35)29(19)33(31)41)18-4-6-26(16(2)8-18)38-40-32-28(58(52,53)54)12-20-10-22(56(46,47)48)14-24(36)30(20)34(32)42/h3-14,37-38H,35-36H2,1-2H3,(H,43,44,45)(H,46,47,48)(H,49,50,51)(H,52,53,54)/b39-31+,40-32+
PubChem CID 5904246
MDL Number MFCD00003969
Handling Protect from light
Storage Conditions RT
Shipping Conditions RT
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not For Use in Humans.


A water-soluble dye used for the dye exclusion test for cell viability to distinguish between viable and nonviable cells by seeping into nonviable cells with damaged plasma membranes causing them to appear blue. CAUTION: Do not leave on cells for long periods of time; viable cells may also begin to take up the dye.

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