Ponceau MX

Agent Name
Ponceau MX
CAS Number
Major Category
Ponceau MX formula graphical representation
1-(2,4-Xylylazo)-2-naphthol-3,6-disulfonic acid, disodium salt; 1-(2,4-Xylylazo)-2-naphthol-3,6-disulphonic acid, disodium salt; 1-Xylylazo-2-naphthol-3,6-disulfonic acid, disodium salt; 1-Xylylazo-2-naphthol-3,6-disulphonic acid, disodium salt; 1695 Red; 2,7-Naphthalenedisulfonic acid, 4-((2,4-dimethylphenyl)azo)-3-hydroxy-, disodium salt; 3-Hydroxy-4-(2,4-xylylazo)-2,7-naphthalenedisulfonic acid, disodium salt; 3-Hydroxy-4-(2,4-xylylazo)-2,7-naphthalenedisulphonic acid, disodium salt; 4-((2,4-Dimethylphenyl)azo)-3-hydroxy-2,7-naphthalenedisulfonic acid, disodium salt; 4-((2,4-Dimethylphenyl)azo)-3-hydroxy-2,7-naphthalenedisulphonic acid, disodium salt; Acetacid Red J; Acid Leather Red KPR; Acid Leather Red P2R; Acid Leather Scarlet IRW; Acid Ponceau 2RL; Acid Ponceau R; Acid Ponceau Special; Acid Red 26; Acid Scarlet; Acid Scarlet 2B; Acid Scarlet 2BN; Acid Scarlet 2R; Acid Scarlet 2R FOR Lakes Bluish; Acid Scarlet 2R For Lakes; Acid Scarlet 2RL; Acid Scarlet 2RN; Acidal Ponceau G; Acilan Ponceau RRL; Ahcocid Fast Scarlet R; Aizen Ponceau RH; Amacid Lake Scarlet 2R; Amacid Scarlet 2R; Brilliant Ponceau G; C.I. 16150; C.I. 79; C.I. Acid Red 26; C.I. Acid Red 26, disodium salt; C.I. Food Red 5; CI 16150; CI F Food Red 5; Calcocid 2RIL; Calcocid Scarlet 2R; Calcocid Scarlet 2RIL; Calcolake Scarlet 2R; Certicol Ponceau MXS; Cerven kysela 26 [Czech]; Cerven potravinarska 5 [Czech]; Colacid Ponceau Special; Comacid Scarlet 2R; D and C Red; D and C Red No. 5; D&C Red No. 5; Disodium (2,4-dimethylphenylazo)-2-hydroxynaphthalene-3,6-disulfonate; Disodium (2,4-dimethylphenylazo)-2-hydroxynaphthalene-3,6-disulphonate; Disodium salt of 1-(2,4-xylylazo)-2-naphthol-3,6-disulfonic acid; Disodium salt of 1-(2,4-xylylazo)-2-naphthol-3,6-disulphonic acid; Edicol Ponceau RS; Edicol Supra Ponceau R; Fenazo Scarlet 2R; Food Red No. 101; Hexacol Ponceau 2R; Hexacol Ponceau MX; Hidacid Scarlet 2R; Hispacid Ponceau R; Java Ponceau 2R; Kiton Ponceau 2R; Kiton Ponceau R; Kiton Scarlet 2RC; Lake Ponceau; Lake Scarlet 2RBN; Lake Scarlet R; Naphthalene Lake Scarlet R; Naphthalene Scarlet R; Naphthazine Scarlet 2R; Neklacid Red RR; New Ponceau 4R; Paper Red HRR; Pas kwasowy 2 RL; Pas kwasowy 2 RL [Polish]; Pigment Ponceau R; Ponceau 2R; Ponceau 2R (biological stain); Ponceau 2R Extra A Export; Ponceau 2RE; Ponceau 2RL; Ponceau 2RX; Ponceau BNA; Ponceau FR; Ponceau G; Ponceau G (VAN); Ponceau GR; Ponceau J; Ponceau NR; Ponceau PXM; Ponceau R; Ponceau R (biological stain); Ponceau RG; Ponceau RR; Ponceau RR Type 8019; Ponceau RS; Ponceau Red; Ponceau Red R; Ponceau de xylidine; Ponceau xylidine; Ponceau xylidine (biological stain); Ponceaux 3R; Ponceaux MX; Red 101; Red For Lakes J; Red No. 503; Red R; Scarlet 2R; Scarlet 2RB; Scarlet 2RL; Scarlet 2RL Bluish; Scarlet R; Scarlet R (VAN); Scarlet RRA; Schultz No. 95; Tertracid Ponceau 2R; Tetracid Ponceau 2R; Xylidine Ponceau; Xylidine Ponceau 3RS; Xylidine Red; [ChemIDplus]
Azo Dyes
Dark red solid; [HSDB] Deep red powder; [MSDSonline]
Used as dye for food, drugs, textiles, leather, inks, paper, and wood stains; [HSDB]
In high-dose feeding studies of rats and mice for 15-19 months: increased liver adenomas and carcinomas; [HSDB] May cause irritation; [CAMEO] May cause irritation; Targets the liver; Effects in high-dose animal studies include convulsions; [MSDSonline]
Use in drugs and cosmetics cancelled in the US in 1966; [HSDB]
Biomedical References

Adverse Effects

Hepatoxic (a) from occupational exposure (secondary effect) or (b) in animal studies or in humans after ingestion
IARC Carcinogen
Possible (2b)

Diseases, Processes, and Activities Linked to This Agent