Agent Name

Sudan Black B

CAS Number

4197-25-5

Formula

C29-H24-N6

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

CI 26150; 2,3-Dihydro-2,2-dimethyl-6-((4-(phenylazo)-1-naphthyl)azo)perimidine; Acetylated Sudan Black B; Aizen SOT Black 6; C.I. 26150; C.I. Solvent Black 3; Ceres Black BN; Fast Black HB; Fast Black HBN; Fat Black HB; Fat Black HB 01; Hexatype Black B; Lacquer Black S; Lacquer Black VB; Neptune Black X 60; Nubian Black BT; Oil Black BT; Orient Oil Black 860; Orient Oil Black HBB; SOT-Black 6; Solvent Black 3; Sudan Black X 60; Sudan Deep Black BB; Sudan Deep Black BN; Typogen Black; 1H-Perimidine, 2,3-dihydro-2,2-dimethyl-6-((4-(phenylazo)-1-naphthyl)azo)-; 1H-Perimidine, 2,3-dihydro-2,2-dimethyl-6-(2-(4-(2-phenyldiazenyl)-1-naphthalenyl)diazenyl)-; 2,3-Dihydro-2,2-dimethyl-6-((1-naphthyl-4-(phenylazo))azo)-1H-perimidine; [ChemIDplus] 2,3-Dihydro-2,2-dimethyl-6-[2-[4-(2-phenyldiazenyl)-1-naphthalenyl]diazenyl]-1H-perimidine; SBB; SSB; SBB-II; SSB-II; [Merck Index]

Category

Azo Dyes

Description

Powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Composed of 2 major blue components, SBB-I and SBB-II (defined by this CAS# and name), and at least 12 minor components; Used as a biological stain for lipids; [Merck Index] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]

Comments

Intravenous LD50 (mouse) = 63 mg/kg; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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