Luminol, 1 g, Powder

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Luminol powder is an essential component to any crime scene. This 1 gram quantity is plenty to make a luminol solution for forensic blood detection experiments. Find the luminol formula, how to make it glow, and more below!

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Luminol powder's chemical formula is C8H7N3O2, and it is an essential component to any crime scene or chemiluminescence investigation. This 1 gram quantity is plenty to make a luminol solution for forensic blood detection experiments, or to explore chemiluminescence using a small number of additional chemicals.

To see luminol shine, mix it with dilute sodium hydroxide, and add 3% hydrogen peroxide and a catalyst (like potassium ferricyanide). When used for blood detection, the iron in the hemoglobin replaces the potassium ferricyanide catalyst - resulting in a glowing reaction.

Formula C8H7N3O2 
Formula Weight 177.16 
Grade Lab 
Form Powder 
CAS # 521-31-3 
DOT Classification Non-Regulated 
Storage Code Green 
Common Use Luminol blood detection experiment 

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WARNING: HAZARDOUS CHEMICAL - This kit contains hazardous chemicals. Not for children under the age of 15. For use under adult supervision. Read warning labels carefully.
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