Periodic acid (H5IO6) is frequently used in the P.A.S.(Periodic Acid Schiff) method used for staining aldehydes, mucopolysaccharides and mucoproteins in purple/magenta. In case the acid mucosubstances (glycosaminoglycans) must be detected, Alcian Blue dye in Alcian-P.A.S. staining method can also be used (besides Schiff’s reagent and periodic acid).
Trade name: PERIODIC ACID, 0.8% SOLUTION
Catalogue number: PK08-OT-X**
Storing, stability and expiry date:
Transporting/shipment by road (ADR) - Not classified
Transporting/shipment by sea (IMDG) - Not classified
Transporting/shipment by air (ICAO-TI/IATA-DGR) - Not classified