Abbey Color is one of a few companies in the world that makes and supplies fluorescein, which is an oil soluble dye. An orange-red powdered compound, it is designated by the formula C20H12O5,that exhibits intense greenish-yellow fluorescence in alkaline solution and is used in medicine for diagnostic purposes, in ophthalmology to reveal corneal lesions, and as a textile dye.
Note: fluorescein is sometimes misspelled as flourescein. (Without spell check, we’d probably do it, too. We’ve got your back.)
Typically for medical/laboratory applications:
The water-soluble form of fluorescein called Uranine is used in oceanography as a tracer.
Yes, with more refinement to make it suitable for internal pharma applications. The manufacturing process follows the protocol of United States Pharmacopeia (USP) directives and subsequent testing procedures. Fluorescein USP is sold in lots of of 100 pounds and ships in 44 gallon double poly-lined fiber drums. It is a dark orange/red powder that turns fluorescent green/greenish-yellow when dissolved in an alkaline solution. We are the only U.S. manufacturer of FUSP, and have been consistently supplying the market for over 25 years.
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