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Amaranth

Dye content 85-95 %

Synonym: Acid Red 27, Azorubin S, FD & C Red Dye No. 2

  • CAS Number 915-67-3

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C20H11N2Na3O10S3

  • Molecular Weight 604.47

  •  Colour Index Number 16185

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 4122311

  •  EC Number 213-022-2

  •  MDL number MFCD00004076

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24890493

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Properties

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InChI Key   WLDHEUZGFKACJH-UHFFFAOYSA-K
Quality Level   PREMIUM
form   powder
composition   Dye content, 85-95%
solubility   H2O: 10 mg/mL

Description

Packaging

50, 100, 500 g in glass bottle

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.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
QJ6550000

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin


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