Azure A

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Azure A
Azure A.svg
Names
IUPAC name
N',N'-dimethylphenothiazin-5-ium-3,7-diamine chloride
Other names
asym-Dimethylthionine Chloride; Methylene Azure A
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
3922287
ChEBI
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.007.738
Properties
C14H14ClN3S
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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Infobox references

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.