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Descriptor in English: Carmine
Descriptor in Spanish: Carmín
Descriptor in Portuguese: Carmim
Descriptor in French: Carmin
Entry term(s): 7-Glucopyranosyl-3,5,6,8-tetrahydroxyl-1-methyl-9,10-dioxoanthracene-2-carboxylic Acid
C.I. 75470
Carminic Acid
Coccinellin
Cochineal Dye
Dye, Cochineal
Natural Red 4
Tree number(s): D02.455.426.559.847.117.159.200
D02.806.100.200
D04.615.117.159.200
Scope note: Coloring matter from the insect Coccus cacti L. It is used in foods, pharmaceuticals, toiletries, etc., as a dye, and also has use as a microscopic stain and biological marker.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
History Note: 1991(1976)
DeCS UI: 29333
Descriptor UI: D002329
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1975/07/23
Revision Date: 2016/05/20
Carmine - Preferred
Concept UI M0003489
Scope note Coloring matter from the insect Coccus cacti L. It is used in foods, pharmaceuticals, toiletries, etc., as a dye, and also has use as a microscopic stain and biological marker.
Preferred term Carmine
Entry term(s) 7-Glucopyranosyl-3,5,6,8-tetrahydroxyl-1-methyl-9,10-dioxoanthracene-2-carboxylic Acid
Cochineal Dye
Dye, Cochineal
Natural Red 4
Coccinellin - Narrower
Concept UI M0350503
Preferred term Coccinellin
Carminic Acid - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000613705
Preferred term Carminic Acid
C.I. 75470 - Narrower
Concept UI M0350501
Preferred term C.I. 75470



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