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Amaranth

Dye content 85-95 %

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Synonym(s):
Acid Red 27, Azorubin S, FD & C Red Dye No. 2
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C20H11N2Na3O10S3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
604.47
Colour Index Number:
16185
Beilstein:
4122311
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.47

form

powder

Quality Level

composition

Dye content, 85-95%

solubility

H2O: 10 mg/mL

application(s)

diagnostic assay manufacturing
hematology
histology

storage temp.

room temp

SMILES string

[Na+].[Na+].[Na+].Oc1c(N=Nc2ccc(c3ccccc23)S([O-])(=O)=O)c4ccc(cc4cc1S([O-])(=O)=O)S([O-])(=O)=O

InChI

1S/C20H14N2O10S3.3Na/c23-20-18(35(30,31)32)10-11-9-12(33(24,25)26)5-6-13(11)19(20)22-21-16-7-8-17(34(27,28)29)15-4-2-1-3-14(15)16;;;/h1-10,23H,(H,24,25,26)(H,27,28,29)(H,30,31,32);;;/q;3*+1/p-3

InChI key

WLDHEUZGFKACJH-UHFFFAOYSA-K

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composition

Dye content, 85-95%

composition

Dye content, ~95%

composition

Dye content, ≥35%

composition

Dye content, ≥85%

solubility

H2O: 10 mg/mL

solubility

H2O: 1 mg/mL, dark red

solubility

H2O: 1 mg/mL

solubility

H2O: 10 mg/mL

application(s)

diagnostic assay manufacturing
hematology
histology

application(s)

diagnostic assay manufacturing
hematology
histology

application(s)

diagnostic assay manufacturing
hematology
histology

application(s)

diagnostic assay manufacturing
hematology
histology

storage temp.

room temp

storage temp.

room temp

storage temp.

room temp

storage temp.

room temp

Application

Amaranth has been used as a dye for the microscopic visualization of crop contraction in blowflies. It has been used in the electrophoresis gel to track the migration front of the electrode buffer.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Amaranth is an azo dye which is mainly used in the the beverage and food industries. It is also considered as an endocrine disruptor.

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Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

417.2 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

214 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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