Agent Name

Fast Green FCF

CAS Number

2353-45-9

Formula

C37-H36-N2-O10-S3.2Na

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

CI 42053; Fast Green; Japan Green 3; N-Ethyl-N-(4-((4-(ethyl((3-sulfophenyl)methyl)amino)phenyl)(4-hydroxy-2-sulfophenyl)methylene)-2,5-cyclohexadien-1-ylidene)-3-sulfobenzenemethanaminium hydroxide, inner salt, disodium salt; 1724 Green; Aizen Food Green No. 3; C.I. 42053; C.I. Food Green 3; C.I. Food Green 3, disodium salt; CCRIS 1867; FD & C Green No. 3; FD and C Green No. 3; FD&C Green No. 3; Food Green 3; Food Green No. 3; Solid Green FCF; Zelen potravinarska 3 [Czech]; Zelen Stala FCF [Czech]; Ammonium, ethyl(4-(alpha-(p-(ethyl(m-sulfobenzyl)amino)phenyl)-4-hydroxy-3-sulfobenzylidene)-2,5-cyclohexadien-1-ylidene)(m-sulfobenzyl)-, hydroxide, inner salt, disodium salt; Benzenemethanaminium, N-ethyl-N-(4-((4-(ethyl((3-sulfophenyl)methyl)amino)phenyl)(4-hydroxy-2-sulfophenyl)methylene)-2,5-cyclohexadien-1-ylidene)-3-sulfo-, hydroxide, inner salt, disodium salt; Dihydrogen (ethyl)(4-(4-(ethyl(3-sulphonatobenzyl)amino)(4-hydroxy-2-sulphonatobenzhydrylidene)cyclohexa-2,5-dien-1-ylidene)(3-sulphonatobenzyl)ammonium, disodium salt; Ethyl (4-(alpha-(p-(ethyl(m-sulfobenzyl)amino)phenyl)-4-hydroxy-3-sulfobenzylidene)-2,5-cyclohexadien-1-ylidene)(m-sulfobenzyl)ammonium hydroxide inner salt disodium salt; [ChemIDplus] N-Ethyl-N-(4-((4-(ethyl((3-sulfophenyl)methyl)amino)phenyl)(4-hydroxy-2-sulfophenyl)methylene)-2,5-cyclohexadien-1-ylidene)-3-sulfobenzenemethanaminium inner salt sodium salt (1:2); [Merck Index] Ethyl-[4-[[4-[ethyl-[(3-sulfophenyl)methyl]amino]phenyl]-(4-hydroxy-2-sulfophenyl)methylidene]-1-cyclohexa-2,5-dienylidene]-[(3-sulfophenyl)methyl]azanium; Food Green #3; Solid green FCF; [HSDB]

Category

Di- and Triaryl Dyes

Description

Dark green solid with a metallic luster; [Merck Index] Dark red hygroscopic solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a biological stain and to color food, drugs, and cosmetics; [Merck Index] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]

Comments

Acceptable daily intake (ADI) of 0-25 mg/kg; [JECFA] Suspected mutagen; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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