C.I. Natural Green 3
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C.I. Natural Green 3


Chlorophyllin-copper complex;

CI 75810;

Chlorophyllin sodium copper salt;


Zwitterionic Surfactant

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Chemical Numbering System

CASRN: 8049-84-1

EINECS: 232-471-5

Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight

Molecular Formula: N/A

Molecular Weight: N/A


Schematic formula:


Appearance    (1), solid.

Solubility    soluble in water.

Stability    stable. Easily oxidized.

Risk    Solid form: flammable material; irritation, irritation to skin, eye, respiratory system. Harmful products of combustion are CO, CO2, nitrogen oxides and so on. Contact with strong oxidants, can cause to burn.

GHS (Rev.9) label:  

Ecology    may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.

Biodegradability    biodegradable.

Characteristics    excellent dispersing, emulsifying, masking, dyeing abilities.



Quality Standards & Test Methods

1, Physical and chemical indexes


Physical and chemical indexes


Actives, %, ≥


Test Methods

(1), Actives

GB/T 13173 Surface active agents -- Detergents -- Testing methods

2, Hazardous substances indexes


Hazardous substances indexes


Heavy metals (as Pb), mg/Kg, ≤


As, mg/Kg, ≤


Test Methods

(1), Heavy metals (as Pb)

Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics (2015 Edition)

GB/T 30799 The test method of food detergents - Determination of heavy metals

(2), As

Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics (2015 Edition)

GB/T 30797 The test method of food detergents - Determination of total arsenic

3, Further explanation

(a), On physical and chemical indexes: firstly, shall be indicated carbon atom distribution; secondly, shall be indicated average molecular weight.

(b), Used in cosmetics, should be test for harmful substances or furtherly test for microorganisms, according to local regulations and standards.

Major Uses

1, Typical applications

Use as dye.

Use as dispersing agent, emulsifying agent.

2, Personal care products

Colorant, deodorant in personal care products.

3, Food

Use as food additive (coloring agent).