xanthene dye


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xan·thene dye

(zan'thēn dī)
Derivative of the compound xanthene.
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Among synthetic dyes most used by the food market are erythrosine, included in the class of xanthene dyes, and brilliant blue, classified as a triphenylmethane dye (BRASIL, 2005).
Phloxine B and Eosin Yellow are halogenated photoactive xanthene dyes, that are FDA approved for use in human cosmetics and drugs.