- a blue, crystalline, water-insoluble solid, C28H14H2O4, used as a dye for cotton and as a pigment in paints and enamels.
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The algol colours resemble the indanthrene colours in their properties and application.
Indanthrene is a vat color and a great many mills have used this class of dye successfully in dyeing plain shades.Textiles
William H. Dooley