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Oil Red O (Solvent Red 27)

Used in forensic science for latent fingerprinting. Oil Red O interacts with the fats and lipids in latent fingermarks and some greases to give a red/brown-coloured product. Oil Red O may be detrimental to subsequent fingermarks or forensic processing. It may develop addional marks when used after physical developer.

Product Details

Category Analytical Reagents
Dyes, Stains & Indicators
Price POA
CAS Number 1320-06-5
Formula C26H24N4O
Molecular Weight 408.51
Purity 75.0%
Appearance dark greenish-brown to black to bluish-red powder
Availability In Stock
Storage Conditions Room temperature
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