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Chemical Amaranth Dye

Name Amaranth Dye
CAS Type 1 Name 2,7-Naphthalenedisulfonic acid, 3-hydroxy-4-((4-sulfo-1-naphthalenyl)azo)-, trisodium salt
Equivalent Terms Dye, Amaranth | FD & C Red No. 2 | Red Dye No. 2
CAS Registry Number 915-67-3
Definition A sulfonic acid-based naphthylazo dye used as a coloring agent for foodstuffs and medicines and as a dye and chemical indicator. It was banned by the FDA in 1976 for use in foods, drugs, and cosmetics. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)
Structure Amaranth Dye
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MeSH® ID D000548
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1. ChemicalsOrganic Chemicals Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Azo Compounds Has associated genes Has associated diseases Amaranth Dye Has associated genes Has associated diseases
2. ChemicalsOrganic Chemicals Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Hydrocarbons Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Hydrocarbons, Cyclic Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Hydrocarbons, Aromatic Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Naphthalenes Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Naphthalenesulfonates Has associated genes Has associated diseases Amaranth Dye Has associated genes Has associated diseases
3. ChemicalsOrganic Chemicals Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Sulfur Compounds Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Sulfur Acids Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Sulfonic Acids Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Arylsulfonic Acids Has associated genes Has associated diseases Arylsulfonates Has associated genes Has associated diseases Naphthalenesulfonates Has associated genes Has associated diseases Amaranth Dye Has associated genes Has associated diseases
4. ChemicalsPolycyclic Compounds Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Naphthalenes Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Naphthalenesulfonates Has associated genes Has associated diseases Amaranth Dye Has associated genes Has associated diseases

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