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Testing Status of D & C green no. 5 4403901


CASRN: 4403-90-1

Formula: C28-H22-N2-O8-S2.2Na

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Benzenesulfonic acid, 2,2'-((9,10-dihydro-9,10-dioxo-1,4-anthracenediyl)diimino)bis(5-methyl-, disodium salt

Known Uses

For nylon sutures; permitted for use in drugs and cosmetics

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • In Vitro Cytogenetics (CA/SCE)  (764297)  Completed 
    • Sister Chromatid Exchange Positive 
    • Chromosome Aberrations Negative 
  • Salmonella  (038974)  Completed 
    •  Weakly Positive