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Lissamine Fast Red

Lissamine Fast Red

Class: Azo
Ionisation: Acid

Chemical structure of Lissamine Fast Red

Common Name: Lissamine fast red
Suggested Name: Lissamine fast red
Other Names:

C.I. Number: 17045
C.I. Name: Acid red 37
Color: Cherry red
Solubility Aqueous: Soluble
Solubility Ethanol: Soluble
Absorption Maximum:
Empirical Formula: C18H14N4O8S2Na2
Formula Weight: 524.43


This dye has only been suggested for a single use, as a constituent of the plasma staining solution along with acid fuchsin in Lendrum's Picro-Mallory for fibrin.


  1. Colour Index
    Society of dyers and colourists, UK.