Agent Name

C.I. Pigment Yellow 42

CAS Number

51274-00-1

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

Ferric oxide Yellow; Ferric oxide, yellow; [ChemIDplus] Ariabel Yellow 300407; AZ 138; Bayferrox 3950; Bayferrox 420; Cappoxyt Yellow 4214; Cappoxyt Yellow 4214C; Cosmetic Yellow; Iron hydroxide oxide yellow; Iron Oxide Orange Transparent 188VN; Iron oxide yellow; Iron Oxide Yellow 214501; Iron Oxide Yellow 420; Iron Oxide Yellow Transp. 088VN; Iron Yellow; Iron Yellow AZ 138; L 1; L 1 (pigment); LLXLO; Mapico Yellow 1050; Mapico Yellow 5; Mapico Yellow LLXLO; Pigment Yellow 42; Pure Yellow Oxide YO 6087; Sicoflush L Yellow 1916; Sicotrans Yellow L 1915; Sicotrans Yellow L 1916; Synthetic yellow iron oxide pigment; Toda Color Y 2; Yellow iron oxide; Zh 1; [IUCLID] Iron hydroxide oxide; C.I. 77492; Piirox I913; Piirox A920; Piirox K910M; Iron(III)oxide hydroxide; PJ 920; Procter Johnson Yellow Iron Oxide; Yellow pigment G-1; Yellow Pigment G-2; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] Synthetic Iron Oxide; [Rockwood Pigments MSDS]

Category

Other Dyes

Description

Yellow odorless powder; Insoluble in water; [Rockwood Pigments MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a coloring agent in the paints-lacquers-varnishes and polymers industries; [IUCLID] Used as a food colorant; [JECFA] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]

Comments

Not a skin or eye irritant; Inhalation may cause coughing, sneezing, and respiratory problems; [Rockwood Pigments MSDS] See "Iron oxide (Fe2O3)" and "Iron oxide (FeO)."

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