Synonyms: CI Basic Blue 17; Cloruro de tolonio; Colour Index No. 52040; Tolonii Chloridum; Tolonium, Chlorure de; Toluidine Blue O. 3Amino-7-dimethylamino-2-methylphenazathionium chloride.
Cyrillic synonym: Толония Хлорид.
💊 Chemical information
Chemical formula: C15H16ClN3S = 305.8.
CAS — 92-31-9.
NOTE. Distinguish from Toluidine Blue, Colour Index No. 63340.
Tolonium chloride is a thiazine dye chemically related to methylthioninium chloride. It has been used to stain oral and gastric neoplasms and was given intravenously to stain the parathyroid glands. Other uses have included the treatment of menstrual disorders and methaemoglobinaemia. Tolonium chloride should be avoided in patients with G6PD deficiency as haemolysis may occur.
Cz.: Toluidinblau; Ger.: Toluidinblau; Gr.: OraTest; Neth.: OraTest; NZ: Orascreen; Port.: OraTest.
Published May 08, 2019.