General DescriptionWater soluble dye in the Anthraquinone family of colorants.  This dye is commonly used in assorted industrial cleaning products, soaps, detergents, and for coloring nylon, silk, and wool. 

Type: Acid

Color: Violet

Number: 47

CAS#: Proprietary

Appearance: Violet powder

Shade (in solution): Reddish violet

Solubility: Soluble in water

Lightfastness: 5-7 [AATCC; 8 is highest]

Usage Rate: Commonly used at 0.001 – 0.1% by weight

pH Stability: Expected to be most stable in pH 1-13