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Amaranth Dye MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Amaranth Dye
Tree Number(s)
D02.172.025
D02.455.426.559.847.638.555.200
D02.886.645.600.080.050.650.012
D04.615.638.555.200
Unique ID
D000548
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000548
Annotation
AMARANTH PLANT see AMARANTHUS is also available
Scope Note
A sulfonic acid-based naphthylazo dye used as a coloring agent for foodstuffs and medicines and as a dye and chemical indicator. It was banned by the FDA in 1976 for use in foods, drugs, and cosmetics. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)
Entry Term(s)
AR27 Compound
Acid Red 27
Azorubin S
C.I. Acid Red 27
C.I. Food Red 9
FD & C Red No. 2
Red Dye No. 2
Pharm Action
Coloring Agents
Indicators and Reagents
Registry Number
915-67-3
CAS Type 1 Name
2,7-Naphthalenedisulfonic acid, 3-hydroxy-4-((4-sulfo-1-naphthalenyl)azo)-, trisodium salt
Previous Indexing
Azo Compounds (1969-1975)
Naphthalenesulfonates (1974)
Public MeSH Note
2002; see AMARANTH 1991-2001, see AZO COMPOUNDS 1975-1990; for FD&C NO. 2 see AMARANTH 1975-1993; for ACID RED 27 see AZO COMPOUNDS 2005-2017; for C.I. ACID RED 27 see AZO COMPOUNDS and NAPHTHALENES 2005-2017
History Note
1991(1975)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2018/05/17
Amaranth Dye Preferred
FD & C Red No. 2 Narrower
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