National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Allura red C.I.16035 - M950125

 

CASRN: 25956-17-6

Formula: C18-H16-N2-O8-S2.2Na

Synonyms/Common Names

  • C. I. 16035
  • C.I. Food Red 17
  • FD&C Red No. 40
  • Food Red 17
  • 2-Naphthalenesulfonic acid, 6-hydroxy-5-((2-methoxy-5-methyl-4-sulfophenyl)azo)-, disodium salt

Known Uses

Food color additive

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (A81251)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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