CAS# 5873-16-5

General Description: Water soluble dye in the Xanthene family of colorants.  This dye is commonly used for the coloration of assorted industrial cleaning products, soaps, detergents, water soluble adhesives, paper, leather, shoe polish, silk, viscose, rayon, wool, semi-permanent hair dye, and color depositing shampoo and conditioner.  This dye is UV fluorescent so it is also used for non-destructive testing and tracing applications.

Type: Acid

Color: Red

Number: 50

CAS#: 5873-16-5

Color Index #: 45220

Appearance: Red powder

Shade (in solution): Fluorescent yellowish-red

Solubility: Soluble in water

Lightfastness: 2-4 [AATCC: 8 is highest]

Usage Rate: Commonly used at 0.0001 – 0.1% by weight