Descriptor English: Indigo Carmine
Descriptor Spanish: Carmin de Índigo
Descriptor carmín de índigo
Entry term(s) azul añil
azul índigo
azul índigo soluble
indigotindisulfonato sódico
ácido indigotindisulfónico
Scope note: Ácido indolsulfónico que se utiliza como colorante en las pruebas de función renal para la detección de nitratos y cloratos y en para las pruebas de control lácteo.
Descriptor Portuguese: Índigo Carmim
Descriptor French: Carmin d'indigo
Entry term(s): (delta-2,2'-biindole)-3,3'-dione
2-(1,3-Dihydro-3-oxo-5-sulpho-2H-indol-2-ylidene)-3- oxoindoline-5-sulphonic acid
Carmine, Indigo
D&C Blue NO. 6
FD&C Blue No. 2
Indigo Blue
Indigo Blue, Soluble
Indigo Disulfonate
Indigotindisulfonate Sodium
Indigotindisulfonic Acid
Soluble Indigo Blue
Tree number(s): D03.633.100.473.396
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Indolesulfonic acid used as a dye in renal function testing for the detection of nitrates and chlorates, and in the testing of milk.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Coloring Agents
Agents colorants
Registry Number: D3741U8K7L
CAS Type 1 Name: 1H-Indole-5-sulfonic acid, 2-(1,3-dihydro-3-oxo-5-sulfo-2H-indol-2-ylidene)-2,3-dihydro-3-oxo-, disodium salt
Previous Indexing: Indoles (1969-1974)
Sulfonic Acids (1969-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 2010-2012; INDIGO was indexed under INDOLES 1980-2013; see INDIGOTINDISULFONATE SODIUM 2002-2011, see INDIGO CARMINE 1976-2001; see INDOLES 1975-1990
History Note: 2012 (1975)
Related: Indigo tinctoria DeCS
DeCS ID: 7379
Unique ID: D007203
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/19
Revision Date: 2018/03/01
Indigo Carmine - Preferred
Concept UI M0011229
Scope note Indolesulfonic acid used as a dye in renal function testing for the detection of nitrates and chlorates, and in the testing of milk.
Preferred term Indigo Carmine
Entry term(s) Carmine, Indigo
Indigo Blue, Soluble
Indigotindisulfonate Sodium
Soluble Indigo Blue
2-(1,3-Dihydro-3-oxo-5-sulpho-2H-indol-2-ylidene)-3- oxoindoline-5-sulphonic acid - Narrower
Concept UI M000638472
Preferred term 2-(1,3-Dihydro-3-oxo-5-sulpho-2H-indol-2-ylidene)-3- oxoindoline-5-sulphonic acid
Entry term(s) Indigotindisulfonic Acid
Indigotindisulfonate - Broader
Concept UI M0515721
Preferred term Indigotindisulfonate
Entry term(s) Indigo Disulfonate
FD&C Blue No. 2 - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0585830
Preferred term FD&C Blue No. 2
Indigo - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0011228
Preferred term Indigo
Entry term(s) (delta-2,2'-biindole)-3,3'-dione
D&C Blue NO. 6
Indigo Blue

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