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tar·tra·zine(tar'tră-zēn), [C.I. 19140]
A yellow acid dye used in place of orange G in a variant of Mallory aniline blue stain for collagen and cellular inclusion bodies.
Synonym(s): hydrazine yellow
tartrazineFD&C Yellow No. 5, see there.
A pyrazole aniline dye widely used to color foods, cosmetics, drugs, and textiles. Its use has been linked to hives and other allergic-type reactions in some individuals.