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Neutral Red MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Neutral Red
Tree Number(s)
D03.633.300.704.600
Unique ID
D009499
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009499
Scope Note
A vital dye used as an indicator and biological stain. Various adverse effects have been observed in biological systems.
Entry Term(s)
C.I. Basic Red 5
Nuclear Fast Red (Basic Dye)
Toluylene Red
Pharm Action
Coloring Agents
Indicators and Reagents
Registry Number
261QK3SSBH
Related Numbers
553-24-2
CAS Type 1 Name
2,8-Phenazinediamine, N8,N8,3-trimethyl-, monohydrochloride
Previous Indexing
Dimethylamines (1973-1974)
Phenazines (1969-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under PHENAZINES 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under PHENAZINES 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2016/05/31
Neutral Red Preferred
C.I. Basic Red 5 Narrower
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