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Fluorescein Sodium

  • Product Name : Fluorescein Sodium
  • Grade : IP / BP / USP
  • Therapeutic Category : Diagnostic agent
  • CAS No : 518-47-8
  • COA : Available
  • MSDS : Available

Description

Fluorescein is a manufactured organic compound and dye. It is available as a dark orange/red powder slightly soluble in water and alcohol. It is widely used as a fluorescent tracer for many applications.

 

Fluorescein sodium, the sodium salt of fluorescein, is used extensively as a diagnostic tool in the field of ophthalmology and optometry, where topical fluorescein is used in the diagnosis of corneal abrasions, corneal ulcers and herpetic corneal infections. It is also used in rigid gas permeable contact lens fitting to evaluate the tear layer under the lens. It is available as sterile single-use sachets containing lint-free paper applicators soaked in fluorescein sodium.

  

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION:

 

·         Orange-red to dark red powder.

·         Water-soluble form of fluorescein.

·         Odorless and almost tasteless.

·         pH (5% solution) 7.8.

·         May be sensitive to prolonged exposure to light and to heat.

 

Packaging details:

 

Packaging details:

25kg/drum with double plastic bags inside; packed in a cardboard drum or fiber HDPE drum.

Storage:

Stored in a clean, cool, dry area; keep away from moisture and strong, direct light/heat

Shelf Life:

5 years if sealed and store away from direct sun light.

Additional Information

The most common markets for this product include the following countries. Please inquire with us if your country or region is not listed:

Asia: Afghanistan, Israel, Jordan, Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Syria, Philippines, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Yemen, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Iran, Tajikistan, etc.

Africa: South Africa, Uganda, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Botswana, Egypt, Ethiopia, Libya, Sudan, Congo, Gambia, Ivory Coast , etc.

North & South America: USA, Canada, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Argentina, Guatemala, Guyana, Peru, Bolivia, Venezuela , Brazil, Bahamas, Ecuador, etc .

Europe: Austria , Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom (UK) , Latvia, etc.

OCEANIA: Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, etc.

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