Agent Name

Phenol blue

CAS Number

2150-58-5

Formula

C14-H14-N2-O

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

2,5-Cyclohexadien-1-one, 4-(p-dimethylaminophenyl)imino-; 4-(p-Dimethylaminophenyl)imino-2,5-cyclohexadiene-1-one; Indoaniline, N,N-dimethyl-; N,N-Dimethylindoaniline; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Dyes

Description

Dark brown powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Classification code: drug/therapeutic agent; [ChemIDplus]

Comments

A poison by the intraperitoneal route; [Sax] May cause skin irritation or allergic dermatitis; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

mp = 133-134 deg C; [Sax]

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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