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Picric acid powder (DG)

Picric acid is an aromatic polynitrated acid. It dissolves in water to create a low-pH solution (pH 2.0). It interacts with basic protein groups, forming salts and coagulating them. Fixation with picric acid produces a brilliant stain, however due to the low pH of the solution, nucleic acids may be lost.

Picric acid is very unstable and is a flammmable/combustible material.

(2,4,6-Trinitrophenol)

C6H2(NO2) 3OH   FW 229.11   

CAS #88-89-1

A.C.S. Specifications:

Water min 30%
Melting Point (dried) 121-123°C
Insoluble in Resinous Matter. 0.01%
Insoluble in benzene 0.1%
Sulfate 0.01%

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Code Title Pack Size Availability Price Updated: 25-10-2021
EMS19550 Picric acid powder (DG) 100g 3 months AU $234.00
Code Title Pack Size Availability Price
EMS19550 Picric acid powder (DG) 100g 3 months AU $234.00