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EC number: 208-253-0
CAS number: 518-47-8
Patch test results
No of patients tested
D&C yellow 8 (1% in pet.)
sensitization potential of D&C yellow 8 was determined by performing
patch tests on humans.
dye was applied in Finn Chambers and read first at 2 or (more commonly)
3 days and again at 4–7 days.
reactions of the patients were graded as ‘?+ ‘ ,
‘+’ and ‘++’ categories
were tested with the dye.Only 1 positive
reactions was reported by a patient.
D&C yellow 8 can be considered as a non-
sensitizer in humans.
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