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A yellowish orange synthetic monoazo dye discovered independently by P. Greiss in 1875 and O.N.Witt in 1876. Chyrsoin is used to dye wool, polyamides, leather, and paper.

Synonyms and Related Terms

CI 14270; Acid Orange 6; Food Yellow 8

Physical and Chemical Properties

CAS 547-57-9

Resources and Citations

  • Colour Index International online at

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