CAS# 17372-87-1

General DescriptionWater 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, ink, nylon, silk, wool, leather, semi-permanent hair dyes, and color deposition shampoos and conditioners.  This product is often used in non-destructive testing, and water leak tracing.

Type: Acid

Color: Red

Number: 87

Color Index #: 45380

CAS#: 17372-87-1

Appearance: Red powder

Shade (in solution):

Solubility: Soluble in water

Lightfastness: 1 [AATCC; 8 is highest]

Usage Rate: Typically used at 0.001% in cleaning products, 0.05% in non-destructive testing, 1.0% in inks.  Usage rate will vary.

pH Stability: Typically most stable in pH 5-9