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Flavine is used in small quantity along with cochineal for dyeing scarlet on wool.
Wool is dyed in single bath by boiling with a mixture of Flavine (8%), stannous chloride (4%) and oxalic acid (2%).
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- A brownish-red crystalline powder used as an antiseptic.
- Variant offlavin
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