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Indanthrene

[in-dan-threen]
Trademark.
  1. 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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Historical Examples of indanthrene

  • The algol colours resemble the indanthrene colours in their properties and application.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 8

    Various

  • 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