The Giemsa’s Azure Eosin Methylene Blue solution can be used for the staining of blood and bone marrow smears, paraffin sections and clinical-cytological specimens. Giemsa staining is one of the standard procedures in histology, demonstrating various cells with their morphological features better than with H&E stain. The Giemsa stain can also be used to detect Helicobacter pylori in gastric tissue biopsies. The specimen material will show cell nuclei stained in various shades of blue, while other structures will appear in various red types. It is an IVD product and CE registered.
3204 19 00
>65 °C (1013 hPa)
0.99 g/cm3 (20 °C)
5.5 - 44 %(V) Methanol
6.1 - 7.0 (H₂O, 20 °C) (undiluted)
Safety Information according to GHS
H225: Highly flammable liquid and vapour. H301 + H311 + H331: Toxic if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled. H370: Causes damage to organs.
P210: Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. No smoking. P240: Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. P280: Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing. P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. P304 + P340: IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. P308 + P310: IF exposed or concerned: immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/ physician. P403 + P233: Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
3 Flammable liquids
WGK 1 slightly water endangering
9 Carcinogenic compounds and flammable compounds labelled "Highly toxic" or "Toxic": container F. Alkyl sulfates are carcinogenic; Take particular care to avoid inhalation and skin contact. To neutralize alkyl sulfates, add dropwise (from a dropping funnel) to concentrated ice-cool Ammonia solution (Cat.No. 105426) with vigorous stirring. Before placing in container D, check the pH with pH Universal indicator strips (Cat.No. 109535).
Categories of danger
highly flammable, toxic
R 11-23/24/25-39/23/24/25 Highly flammable.Toxic by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed.Toxic: danger of very serious irreversible effects through inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed.
S 16-36/37-45 Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking.Wear suitable protective clothing and gloves.In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).