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Substance Name: Methylene Green
RN: 2679-01-8
UNII: F1IO2ZP7BU
InChIKey: YYGBVRCTHASBKD-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Note

  • Stain; 4-nitro(methylene blue).

Classification Code

  • Indicators and Reagents

Molecular Formula

  • C16-H17-N4-O2-S.Cl

Molecular Weight

  • 364.855
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Methylene Green

Synonyms

  • 7-(Dimethylamino)-6-nitro-3H-phenothiazin-3-ylidene)dimethylammonium chloride
  • Basic Green 5
  • C.I. Basic Green 5
  • C.I. Basic Green 5 (VAN)
  • EINECS 220-231-2
  • Methylene Green
  • Methylene green (VAN)
  • NSC 367083
  • NSC 9403
  • UNII-F1IO2ZP7BU

Systematic Names

  • 3,7-Bis(dimethylamino)-4-nitrophenothiazin-5-ium chloride
  • Phenothiazin-5-ium, 3,7-bis(dimethylamino)-4-nitro-, chloride

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 2679-01-8

FDA UNII

  • F1IO2ZP7BU

Other Registry Number

  • 97835-59-1

System Generated Number

  • 0002679018

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • C16-H17-N4-O2-S.Cl

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C16-H17-N4-O2-S
  • Cl
  • COMPONENT

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C16H17N4O2S.ClH/c1-18(2)10-5-6-11-14(9-10)23-16-12(17-11)7-8-13(19(3)4)15(16)20(21)22;/h5-9H,1-4H3;1H/q+1;/p-1

InChIKey

YYGBVRCTHASBKD-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Smiles

c12[s+]c3cc(N(C)C)ccc3nc2ccc(c1[N+]([O-])=O)N(C)C.[ClH-]

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
cat LDLo intravenous 50mg/kg (50mg/kg)   International Journal of Leprosy and Other Mycobacterial Diseases. Vol. 2, Pg. 257, 1934.
rabbit LDLo intravenous 150mg/kg (150mg/kg)   International Journal of Leprosy and Other Mycobacterial Diseases. Vol. 2, Pg. 257, 1934.
rat LDLo intraperitoneal 100mg/kg (100mg/kg)   International Journal of Leprosy and Other Mycobacterial Diseases. Vol. 2, Pg. 257, 1934.
rat LDLo oral 500mg/kg (500mg/kg)   International Journal of Leprosy and Other Mycobacterial Diseases. Vol. 2, Pg. 257, 1934.