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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
A strong, bright red [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=fluorescent dye fluorescent dye] that was developed in 1892 by Bernthsen. Rhodamine 6G is the ethyl ester of diethyldiamino-o-carboxy-phenyl-xanthenyl chloride. It is used as a [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=dye dye] ([http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=textile textiles], [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=paper paper]) and as a [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=lake lake pigment] ([http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=ink inks], [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=oil paint oil paints], [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=plastic plastics]).
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A strong, bright red [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=fluorescent%20dye fluorescent dye] that was developed in 1892 by Bernthsen. Rhodamine 6G is the ethyl ester of diethyldiamino-o-carboxy-phenyl-xanthenyl chloride. It is used as a [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=dye dye] ([http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=textile textiles], [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=paper paper]) and as a [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=lake lake pigment] ([http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=ink inks], [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=oil%20paint oil paints], [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=plastic plastics]).
  
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
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== Authority ==
 
== Authority ==
  
* R. J. Gettens, G.L. Stout, R. J. Gettens, G.L. Stout, ''Painting Materials, A Short Encyclopaedia'', Dover Publications, New York, 1966
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* R. J. Gettens, G.L. Stout, ''Painting Materials, A Short Encyclopaedia'', Dover Publications, New York, 1966
  
* Richard S. Lewis, Richard S. Lewis, ''Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary'', Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
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* Richard S. Lewis, ''Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary'', Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
  
 
* ''The Merck Index'', Martha Windholz (ed.), Merck Research Labs, Rahway NJ, 10th edition, 1983  Comment: entry 8349
 
* ''The Merck Index'', Martha Windholz (ed.), Merck Research Labs, Rahway NJ, 10th edition, 1983  Comment: entry 8349

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Absorption and fluorescence emission spectra

Description

A strong, bright red fluorescent dye that was developed in 1892 by Bernthsen. Rhodamine 6G is the ethyl ester of diethyldiamino-o-carboxy-phenyl-xanthenyl chloride. It is used as a dye (textiles, paper) and as a lake pigment (inks, oil paints, plastics).

Synonyms and Related Terms

CI 45160; Basic Red 1; Pigment Red 81 (phosphotungstomolybdic acid salt)

Composition C26H26N2O3Cl
CAS 12224-98-5
Molecular Weight mol. wt. = 479.02

FTIR

PR081-4 Magruder - Rhodamine ys PTA (rh0205-dc).jpg


Hazards and Safety

Mallinckrodt Baker: MSDS

Authority

  • R. J. Gettens, G.L. Stout, Painting Materials, A Short Encyclopaedia, Dover Publications, New York, 1966
  • Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
  • The Merck Index, Martha Windholz (ed.), Merck Research Labs, Rahway NJ, 10th edition, 1983 Comment: entry 8349
  • Colour Index International online at www.colour-index.org

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