Agent Name

Phthalocyanine

CAS Number

574-93-6

Formula

C32-H18-N8

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

CI 74100; Pigment Blue 16; 29H,31H-Phthalocyanine; 5,28:14,19-Diimino-7,12:26,21-dinitrilotetrabenzo(c,h,m,r)(1,6,11,16)tetraazacycloeicosine; CI Pigment Blue 16; Heliogen Blue 7560; Heliogen Blue 7800; Heliogen Blue G; Irgazin Blue 3GT; Lionol Blue KW; Monolite Fast Blue GS; Pigment Blue Green Phthalocyanine U; Polymon Blue G; Tetrabenzo(b,g,l,q)porphyrazine; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Phthalocyanine Dyes

Description

Metal-free phthalocyanine: Blue-green color; [Hawley] Black, dark blue, or purple odorless crystalline solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used for decorative enamels, automotive finishes, and other applications needing chemical stability and light-fastness; [Hawley] Used to stain single nerve fibers of Soviet crabs; [HSDB]

Comments

An irritant; [MSDSonline]

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