Agent Name

Rhodamine 110

CAS Number

13558-31-1

Formula

C20-H15-N2-O3.Cl

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

3,6-Diamino-9-(2-carboxyphenyl)xanthylium chloride; Rhodamine 560 chloride; Xanthylium, 3,6-diamino-9-(2-carboxyphenyl)-, chloride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Rhodamine Dyes

Description

Odorless red crystals; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Rhodamine dyes (aminoxanthenes) are xanthene dyes that are very important commercially. They are brilliant, blue-red, fluorescent dyes used as colorants in inks, paper, and plastics. Sulfonated derivatives are used as wool and polyamide dyes. Red fluorescent pigments are produced from Rhodamine dyes, and some of these are used as laser dyes. [Ullmann]

Comments

May be irritating to the eyes, skin, and respiratory tract; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

mp = >360 deg C; VP = negligible; [MSDSonline]

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