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Indigo plant (Indigofera tinctoria)

Synonyms and Related Terms

CI Natural Red 28; archil; orchil ;lacmus;

Other Properties

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Composition C16H10N2O2
CAS 482-89-3
Melting Point 390-392
Molecular Weight mol. wt. = 262.26
Refractive Index >1.662

Hazards and Safety

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Fisher Scientific: MSDS

Additional Information

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° H.Schweppe, "Indigo and Woad", Artists Pigments, Volume 3, E. West FitzHugh (ed.), Oxford University Press: Oxford, 1997.

° Pigments Through the Ages: Indigo

Comparisons and related information

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Characteristics of Common Blue Pigments

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