Agent Name

Para Red

Alternative Name

1-((4-Nitrobenzene)azo)-2-naphthol

CAS Number

6410-10-2

Formula

C16-H11-N3-O3

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

1-((4-Nitrobenzene)azo)-2-naphthol; 1-((4-Nitrophenyl)azo)-2-naphthol; 1-((p-Nitrophenyl)azo)-2-naphthol; 2-Naphthalenol, 1-((4-nitrophenyl)azo)-; C.I. 12070; C.I. Pigment Red 1; C.P. Britelite Toner RP-9; C.P. Para Toner Light RP-2; Carnelio Para Red BS; Carnelio Para Red YS; Conc. Para Red; Conc. Para Red YS; Dainichi Para Red Toner; Duplex Para Red XD 20-2900; Eljon Para Red; Federal Red; Isol Para Red B; Kromon Para Red BS; Kromon Para Red YS; Label Red; Lacal Red GN; Lake Red 2R; Lake Red PN; Lutetia Red B; Lutetia Red N; Monolite Fast Red B; Monolite Fast Red BA; No. 7 Conc. Deep Red; p-Nitraniline red; Para Nitraniline Red; Para Red; Para Red B 20-2080; Para Red BS; Para Red Dark; Para Red Dark RA-1280; Para Red Light; Para Red Light 10333; Para Red Light RA-1210; Para Red Toner; Para Red Toner RPT-52; Para Red YS; Para Toner; Para Toner B; Para Toner D; Para Toner Dark 5065; Para Toner Deep A-1757; Para Toner Light A-4329; Para Toner Light RT-370; Para Toner Red; Para Toner Y-20-1150; Pigment Red 1; Pigment Red 1, light; Pigment Red B; Pigment Red G (VAN); Pigment Red R; Pigment Red Zh; Recolite Para Red B; Recolite Para Red G; Sanyo Signal Red Pure; Siloton Red B; Siloton Red G; Symuler Fast Para Red; Tertropigment Red PAB; Tolyl Red D; Tolyl Red LL; Tolyl Red M; 1-(p-Nitrophenylazo)-2-naphthol; 2-Naphthalenol, 1-(2-(4-nitrophenyl)diazenyl)-; 2-Naphthol, 1-((4-nitrophenyl)azo)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Azo Dyes

Description

Red powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Dye found illegally in foodstuffs in the EU; [ToxPlanet: EFSA]

Comments

Considered potentially genotoxic and possibly carcinogenic; [ToxPlanet: EFSA] A skin, respiratory tract, and severe eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Alizarin Yellow R" and "C.I. Pigment Red 3."

Restricted

Not permitted for use in foodstuffs in the EU; [ToxPlanet: EFSA]

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