Active Ingredient History

Indigotindisulfonic acid (also known as Indigo carmine) is a synthetic dye discovered in 18th century. It is used in many countiries as a food colorant and a pH indicator. In medicine the dye is used to localize ureteral orifices during cystoscopy and ureteral catheterization. In June 2014 the FDA announced the shortage of indigotindisulfonic acid.   NCATS

  • SMILES: OS(=O)(=O)C1=CC2=C(N\C(C2=O)=C3\NC4=C(C=C(C=C4)S(O)(=O)=O)C3=O)C=C1
  • Mol. Mass: 422.389
  • ALogP: Missing data
  • ChEMBL Molecules: Missing data
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