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Substance Name

C.I. Food Red 1
Identification Number: CASRN | 4548-53-2

  Substance Attributes


  • Carcinogenic Properties

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  • CATEGORIES: Household Toxin | Food Toxin | Synthetic Toxin | EAFUS (Everything Added to Food in the United States) | Inert Pesticide Ingredient USA - Non Food Use Only
  • SUBSTANCE LINEAGE: Organic Compounds | Benzenoids | Naphthalenes | Naphthalene Sulfonic Acids and Derivatives | 1-Naphthalene Sulfonic Acids and Derivatives
  • SYNONYMS: 3-[(2,4-Dimethyl-5-sulfophenyl)azo]-4-hydroxy-1-naphthalenesulfonic acid | 9CI | C.I. 14700 | C.I. food red 1 | FD and C Red No. 4 | Ponceau Red SX | Ponceau SX
  • DESCRIPTION: Colourant ormerly used in foodstuffs.
  • COMMENTS:
  • toxin chemical structure pubchem
  • FORMULA: C18H16N2O7S2
  • DATA SOURCES: DATA SOURCES: ARTICLE 4 | CPDB | T3DB | PubChem | IARC | EAFUS | EPA USA - Pesticide Inerts
  • LAST UPDATE: 28/04/2018

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  • TOXIN SITES OF ACTION IN CELL: "Cytoplasm", "Extracellular"
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