Orcinol excellent quality manuafacturer,exporter and supplier. Orcinol is extracted from archil lichen, Rocella tinctoria. It is then converted to orcein by ammonia and air. Orcein is a reddish-brown dye, orchil is a purple-blue dye. Orcein is also used as a stain in microscopy to visualize elastic fibers, Hepatitis B surface antigens and copper associated proteins. It is a mixture of phenoxazone derivates – hydroxyorceins, aminoorceins, and aminoorceinimines. It can be used to dye wool and silk, without the use of mordant.
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