Azure A

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Azure A
Azure A.svg
IUPAC name
N',N'-dimethylphenothiazin-5-ium-3,7-diamine chloride
Other names
asym-Dimethylthionine Chloride; Methylene Azure A
531-53-3 YesY
3D model (Jmol) Interactive image
ChEBI CHEBI:87637 YesY
ChemSpider 11218930 YesY
ECHA InfoCard 100.007.738
PubChem 13735
Appearance green to dark brown powder
Density 1.776
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Azure A is an organic compound with the chemical formula C14H14ClN3S. It is a light blue to dark blue dye. It is used as a screening test for mucopolysaccharides.