• Basic Violet 3, Gentian Violet, Hexamethylpararosaniline chloride, Methyl Violet 10B

Article No. 03050 Grade For Microscopy
Purity 88% dye content CAS No. 548-62-9
Molecular Formula C25H30CIN3 Molecular Weight 407.99
H.S. Code 3204.1349 Shelf Life 5 Years
C.I.No.42555 Crystal Violet is a component of Gram staining that allows one to recognize the difference between gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria with differential staining.


Safety Information and Hazard Symbols

Corrosion Exclamation Mark Environment Health Hazard
Symbol: GHS05, GHS07, GHS08, GHS09
Signal Word: Danger
UN No.: 3077
IMCO Class No.: 9
Packing Group: III
Hazardous Statement: H302-H318-H351-H410
Precaution Statement: P273-P280-P305 + P351 + P338-P501


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Revision Date : 21-May-2014


Appearance A dark green colored powder
Absorption maxima 589 - 594 nm
Dye content Min 88%
Specific absorptivity 2050 - 2450
Loss on drying Max 10%
Suitability for microscopy Passes test