Dutch yellow

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Description

1) A yellow synthetic organic dyestuff prepared from tetra-azotized benzidine, salicylic acid, and sodium bisulfite. Dutch yellow dyes wool a tan-yellow color.

2) Another name for Dutch pink.

Authority

  • Thomas Gregory, The Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Reinhold Publishing, New York, 3rd ed., 1942
  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 609

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