Orange B

Orange B
Orange B
CAS number 15139-76-1
PubChem 5362511
ChemSpider 16735944 YesY
EC number 239-201-5
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Molecular formula C22H16N4Na2O9S2
Molar mass 590.49 g/mol
 YesY B (verify) (what is: YesY/N?)
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
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Orange B is a food dye from the azo dye group. It is approved by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use only in hot dog and sausage casings or surfaces, only up to 150 ppm of the finished food weight.[citation needed] It usually comes as disodium salt.