FAQ: Can Gel Loading Dye, Purple 6X (B7024) be stored in cold temperatures?

The recommended storage temperature for Gel Loading Dye, Purple 6X, is room temperature (25°C). Commonly, the SDS may precipitate out of solution when the dye is stored on cold temperatures. This slight precipitate can be dissipated by letting the vial sit at room temperature for an hour, or warming gently for 10 minutes. Mix the vial a few times before use, to bring the solution back to homogeneity.