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Eosin

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

D08AX02

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0017372-87-1

Chemical Formula

C20-H6-Br4-Na2-O5

Molecular Weight

691

Therapeutic Categories

Antiseptic agent, topical

Pharmaceutic aid: Colouring agent

Chemical Name

Tetrabromo-3',6'-dihydroxyspiro[isobenzofuran-1(3H),9'-[9H]xanten]-3-one disodium salt

Foreign Names

  • Eosinum natricum (Latin)
  • Eosin (German)
  • Éosine disodique (French)
  • Eosina disodica (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Éosine disodique (OS)
  • Acid red 87 (IS)
  • Bromoeosine (IS)
  • C.I. 45380 (IS)
  • D&C Red No. 22 (IS)
  • Eosine Y (IS)
  • Eosine Yellow (IS)
  • Eosine yellowish (IS)
  • Sodium Tetrabromofluorescein (IS)
  • UNII-TDQ283MPCW (IS)
  • Éosine disodique (PH: Ph. Franç. 11)

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TermDefinition
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name

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