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110218  Gram's decolorizing solution
for the Gram staining method

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Gram-color is a staining set for staining microorganisms. In gram-positive microorganisms the dye-iodine complex cannot be subsequently dissolved from the cells by decolorizing agents such as alcohol or acetone. The cell remains dark blue in color. In gram-negative microorganisms the dye-iodine complex is dissolved and the cell turns red as a result of counterstaining. It fulfills all quality requirements for IVD.

Product number Packaging Qty/Pk Quantity Price
1102180500  Plastic bottle   500 ml  loading
1102182500  Plastic bottle   2.5 l  loading
Prices are subject to change without notice.
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Product information
HS Code 3814 00 90
Storage Store at +15°C to +25°C.
Chemical and physical data
Ignition temperature >425 °C
Solubility (20 °C) soluble
Density 0.79 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Flash point -10 °C
Safety information according to GHS
Hazard Statement(s) H225: Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
H319: Causes serious eye irritation.
H336: May cause drowsiness or dizziness.
Precautionary Statement(s) P210: Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking.
P233: Keep container tightly closed.
P240: Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P403 + P235: Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Signal Word Danger
Hazard Pictogram(s)
Storage class 3 Flammable liquids
WGK WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Disposal 1
Strongly contaminated halogen-free organic solvents: container A.
Safety information
R Phrase R 11-36-67
Highly flammable.Irritating to eyes.Vapours may cause drowsiness and dizziness.
S Phrase S 16
Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking.
Categories of danger highly flammable, irritant
Hazard Symbol
Transport information
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RID UN 1993 Entzündbarer flüssiger Stoff, n.a.g.(ACETON UND ENTH. ETHANOL), 3, II
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 1993 FLAMMABLE LIQUID, N.O.S.(ACETONE AND CONT. ETHANOL), 3, II
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 1993 FLAMMABLE LIQUID, N.O.S.(ACETONE AND CONT. ETHANOL), 3, II

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