Agent Name

Neutral Red

CAS Number

553-24-2

Formula

C15-H16-N4.Cl-H

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

3-Amino-7-dimethylamino-2-methylphenazine hydrochloride; Aminodimethylaminotoluaminozine hydrochloride; C.I. 50040; C.I. Basic Red 5; C.I. Basic Red 5, monohydrochloride; Cerven neutralni [Czech]; Cerven toluylenova [Czech]; Cerven zasadita 5 [Czech]; Kernechtrot; Michrome No. 226; N(sup 8),N(sup 8),3-Trimethyl-2,8-phenazinediamine monohydrochloride; Neutral Red; Neutral Red W; Neutral Red chloride; Nuclear Fast Red; Phenazine, 3-amino-7-(dimethylamino)-2-methyl-, hydrochloride; Phenazine, 3-amino-7-(dimethylamino)-2-methyl-, monohydrochloride; Toluylene Red; 2,8-Phenazinediamine, N8,N8,3-trimethyl-, monohydrochloride; C.I. Basic Red 5, monohydrochloride (VAN) (8CI); N8,N8,3-Trimethyl-2,8-phenazinediamine monohydrochloride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Azine Dyes

Description

Dark green solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used as an indicator, biological stain, and drug; [ChemIDplus] Used to prepare neutral-red paper; [Merck Index] Azine dye; [Kirk-Othmer]

Comments

A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

mp = 290 deg C; [MSDSonline]

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