Agent Name

Acridine red

CAS Number

2465-29-4

Formula

C15-H15-N2-O.Cl

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

3H-Xanthen-6-amine, N-methyl-3-(methylimino)-, hydrochloride; 3H-Xanthen-6-amine, N-methyl-3-(methylimino)-, monohydrochloride; Acridin Red; Acridine Red; Acridine Red 3B; Acridine red, hydrochloride; C.I. 45000; CI 45000; Dimethyldiaminoxanthenyl chloride; Xanthylium, 3,6-bis(methylamino)-, chloride; 3,6-Bis(methylamino)xanthylium chloride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Acridine Dyes

Description

Solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a basic dye and biological stain; [HSDB]

Comments

An irritant; [HSDB] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline] See "Acridine."

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