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6,6'-((3,3'-dimethyl(1,1'-biphenyl)-4,4'-diyl)bis(azo))bis (4-amino-5-hydroxy-1,3-naphthalenedisulfonic acid) tetrasodium salt. An azo paint used in bloodvolume and cardiacoutputmeasurement by the paintdilution method. It is very soluble, strongly bound to plasma albumin, and disappears very slowly.
Pharmacological action: dyes.
Chemical name: 1,3-Naphthalenedisulfonic acid, 6,6'-((3,3'-dimethyl(1,1'-biphenyl)-4,4'-diyl)bis(azo))bis(4-amino-5-hydroxy-, tetrasodium salt