Agent Name

Resazurin

CAS Number

550-82-3

Formula

C12-H7-N-O4

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

7-Hydroxy-3H-fenoxazin-3-on-10-oxid [Czech]; 7-Hydroxy-3H-phenoxazin-3-one 10-oxide; Azoresorcin; Diazoresorcinol; Resazoin; Resazurine; 3H-Phenoxazin-3-one, 7-hydroxy-, 10-oxide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Azine Dyes

Description

Dark red solid with a greenish luster; [Merck Index] Red odorless crystals; [Carolina Biological Supply MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a pH indicator, to detect hyposulfite, and in food research (reductase test); [Merck Index]

Comments

A skin irritant; Harmful by ingestion; [Carolina Biological Supply MSDS]

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