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Fast Green FCF (Synonyms: Food green 3; FD&C Green No. 3; C.I. 42053)

Cat. No.: HY-D0914 Purity: 96.18%
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Fast Green FCF is a sea green triarylmethane food dye.

For research use only. We do not sell to patients.

Fast Green FCF Chemical Structure

Fast Green FCF Chemical Structure

CAS No. : 2353-45-9

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10 mM * 1 mL in Water USD 66 In-stock
Estimated Time of Arrival: December 31
1 g USD 60 In-stock
Estimated Time of Arrival: December 31
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Fast Green FCF is a sea green triarylmethane food dye. Fast Green FCF is used as a quantitative stain for histones at alkaline pH after acid extraction of DNA. It is also used as a protein stain in electrophoresis. Its absorption maximum is at 625 nm.

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Room temperature in continental US; may vary elsewhere


4°C, protect from light

*In solvent : -80°C, 6 months; -20°C, 1 month (protect from light)

Solvent & Solubility
In Vitro: 

H2O : 10 mg/mL (12.36 mM; Need ultrasonic)

Stock Solutions
Concentration Solvent Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 1.2363 mL 6.1816 mL 12.3632 mL
5 mM 0.2473 mL 1.2363 mL 2.4726 mL
10 mM 0.1236 mL 0.6182 mL 1.2363 mL
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