Rhodamine B (C28H31ClN2O3)

Substance: rhodamine B.

Also known as: Rhodamine 610 C.I. Pigment Violet 1 Basic Violet 10 C.I. 45170

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Hazard information danger

Corrosive cat. 1
Lower systemic health hazards

Hazard statements

  • Harmful if swallowed
  • Causes serious eye damage
  • Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects

Precautionary statements

  • Avoid release to the environment.
  • Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do – continue rinsing.

Experiments with this reagent