Benzidine yellow, Diarylanilide Yellow
3D model (JSmol)
CompTox Dashboard (EPA)
|Molar mass||629.50 g·mol−1|
|Melting point||320 °C (608 °F; 593 K)|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Pigment Yellow 12 is an organic compound and an azo compound. It is a widely used yellow pigment. It is also classified as a diarylide pigment, being derived from 3,3'-dichlorobenzidine. It is closely related to Pigment Yellow 13, wherein the two phenyl groups are replaced by 2,4-xylyl.