xanthene dyes

xan·thene dyes

derivatives of the compound xanthene; include the pyronins, rhodamines, and fluoresceins.
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Phloxine B and Eosin Yellow are halogenated photoactive xanthene dyes, that are FDA approved for use in human cosmetics and drugs.
These include naturally occurring molecules such as chiorophylls, porphyrins, phthalocyanines, flavins, thiazine dyes, acridine dyes, anthraquinone dyes, xanthene dyes, hypercin, tetracyclines, sulfanilamides, psoralens, nalidixic acid, coal tar derivatives, chlorpromazines and aminobenzoic acid derivatives, to name but a few.
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).