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Brilliant Blue FCF Properties

Brilliant Blue FCF

Brilliant Blue FCF Molecular Structure-Molecule Struture
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Brilliant Blue FCF is a colorant for foods and other substances to induce a color change. It is found in ice cream, canned processed peas, packet soups, bottled food colorings, icings, ice pops, blue raspberry flavored products, dairy products, sweets and drinks. It is also used in soaps, shampoos, mouthwash and other hygiene and cosmetics applications. In soil science, brilliant blue is applied in tracing studies to visualize infiltration and water distribution in the soil.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Reddish-Violet Powder or Granules
CAS Number 3844-45-9
EINECS Number 223-339-8
IUPAC Name Disodium 2-[(Z)-{4-[ethyl(3-sulfonatobenzyl)amino]phenyl}{(4Z)-4-[ethyl(3-sulfonatobenzyl)iminio]cyclohexa-2,5-dien-1-ylidene}methyl]benzenesulfonate
InChI 1S/C37H36N2O9S3.2Na/c1-3-38(25-27-9-7-11-33(23-27)49(40,41)42)31-19-15-29(16-20-31)37(35-13-5-6-14-36(35)51(46,47)48)30-17-21-32(22-18-30)39(4-2)26-28-10-8-12-34(24-28)50(43,44)45;;/h5-24H,3-4,25-26H2,1-2H3,(H2-,40,41,42,43,44,45,46,47,48);;/q;2*+1/p-2
Melting Point 283 °C
Molar Mass 792.8534 g/mol
Molecular Formula C37H34N2Na2O9S3
NFPA 704 H-2,F-1,R-0,C-NA
RTECS Number BQ4725000
Solubility Soluble
Synonyms FD&C Blue No.1;Acid Blue 9;D&C Blue No. 4;Alzen Food Blue No. 1;Atracid Blue FG;Eriosky Blue;Patent Blue AR;Xylene Blue VSG;Erioglaucine Disodium Salt;Benzenemethanaminium,N-ethyl-N-[4-[[4-[ethyl[(3-sulfophenyl)methyl]amino]phenyl](2-sulfophenyl)methylene]-2,5-cyclohexadien-1-ylidene]-3-sulfo-,inner salt, sodium salt;Benzenemethanaminium,N-ethyl-N-[4-[[4-[ethyl[(3-sulfophenyl)methyl]amino]phenyl](2-sulfophenyl)methylene]-2,5-cyclohexadien-1-ylidene]-3-sulfo-,hydroxide, inner salt, disodium salt;Benzenemethanaminium,N-ethyl-N-[4-[[4-[ethyl[(3-sulfophenyl)methyl]amino]phenyl](2-sulfophenyl)methylene]-2,5-cyclohexadien-1-ylidene]-3-sulfo-,inner salt, disodium salt;Brilliant Blue FCF;C.I. Acid Blue 9, Disodium Salt;AB 9;Blue 1206;C.I. Food Blue 2;Canacert Brilliant Blue FCF;D and C Blue No. 1;Disodiumerioglaucine;Duasyn Acid Blue AE 02;E 133;FD and C Blue 1;FD and C Blue No. 1;C Blue No. 1;Food Blue 2;Food Blue No. 1;Food Blue No.2;Hexacol Brilliant Blue A;Japan Blue No. 1;Puricolor Blue ABL 9;Unicert Blue O5601J;Usacert Blue No. 1