Eosin Y, C.I. 45380

Product Description

Eosin Yellowish, Acid Red 87, Eosin WS, BSC certified stain. Counterstain for hematoxylin and for preparation of EA Pap stains and polychromatic hematological stains.

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Histology, cytology and other related scientific disciplines study the microscopic anatomy of tissues and cells. In order to demonstrate a good tissue and cellular structure, the samples need to be stained in a correct manner. Eosin Y powder dye is used in various staining methods in microscopy. It is most commonly used as a counterstain to hematoxylin during the HE staining process, one of the most common types of staining used in histology. It provides optimal results diluted in both water and ethanol. Eosin Y is one of the dyes in Pap stain solutions used for staining cytological samples tested for cervical cancer. It is used as a part of many methods, as well as for preparing the Romanowsky stains. Eosin Y is used in concentrations ranging from 0.5%-5% diluted in water or in ethanol.

Technical Data

Trade name: EOSIN Y, C.I. 45380
Chemical name:
Catalogue number: EOY-P-X**

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25 g
100 g
500 g

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Transporting/shipment by road (ADR) - Not classified
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