Methyl Red

Methyl Red

Synonyms 2-(4-Dimethylaminophenylazo)benzoic acid; 4-Dimethylaminoazobenzene-2-carboxylic acid; Acid Red 2

CAS Number: 493-52-7 Molecular Formula: C15H15N3O2 Molecular Weight: 269.304 g/mol

Beilstein Registry Number: 750102 EC Number: 207-776-1 MDL Number: MFCD00002425

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Description

Product Description

Methyl Red

Application Notes

Methyl red is used in the Methyl Red (MR) Test, used to identify bacteria producing stable acids by mechanisms of mixed acid fermentation of glucose.

Usage Statement

Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.

Key Applications

Indicator||Dye

Specifications
SKU 02152545-CF
Alternate Names 2-(4-Dimethylaminophenylazo)benzoic acid; 4-Dimethylaminoazobenzene-2-carboxylic acid; Acid Red 2
Application Notes Methyl red is used in the Methyl Red (MR) Test, used to identify bacteria producing stable acids by mechanisms of mixed acid fermentation of glucose.
Beilstein Registry Number 750102
EC Number 207-776-1
Format powder
Grade ACS
Applications Indicator||Dye
MDL # MFCD00002425
Melting Point 181-182 DEG C
Molecular Formula C15H15N3O2
Molecular Weight 269.304 g/mol
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Gloves, respirator filter
Physical Appearance Dark Red Powder
Product Families Description Methyl Red
Product Overview Methyl Red
RTECS Number DG8960000
Solubility ALMOST INSOL IN <a class="pubchem-internal-link CID-962" href="https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/WATER">WATER</a>; SOL IN ALC & <a class="pubchem-internal-link CID-176" href="https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/ACETIC%20ACID">ACETIC ACID</a>
Storage and Handling Store at Room Temperature (15-30 °C).
Usage Statement Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.
UV Visible Absorbance λmax 410 nm (lit.)