Quinizarine Green SS

Quinizarine Green SS
IUPAC name
Quinizarine Green SS
Other names
C.I. Solvent Green 3; 1,4-bis[(4-methylphenyl)amino]-9,10-Anthracenedione; D & C Green No.6; 1,4-Bis(p-tolylamino)anthraquinone; 1,4-Bis(p-toluidino)anthraquinone; C.I. 61565; Oil Green G;
128-80-3 N
3D model (Jmol) Interactive image
ChemSpider 29146 YesY
ECHA InfoCard 100.004.464
PubChem 31416
Molar mass 418.50 g·mol−1
Appearance Black powder[1]
Melting point 220 to 221 °C (428 to 430 °F; 493 to 494 K)[1]
R-phrases R36/37/38
S-phrases S26, S36
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

Quinizarine Green SS, also called Solvent Green 3, C.I. 61565, Oil Green G, D&C Green #6, is a green dye, an anthraquinone derivative. It has the appearance of a black powder with melting point of 220-221 °C.[1] It is insoluble in water. It is used for adding greenish coloring to materials. It is used in cosmetics and medications. It is used in some colored smoke formulations, in both old and new ones; when inhaled, it clears very slowly from the lung, with half time of 280 days.[2]


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