Agent Name

Malachite Green carbinol base

CAS Number

510-13-4

Formula

C23-H26-N2-O

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

Bis(p-(dimethylamino)phenyl)phenylmethanol; Carbinolbase des malachitgruen [German]; Malachite Green carbinol; Methanol, bis(p-(dimethylamino)phenyl)phenyl)-; 4-(Dimethylamino)-alpha-(4-(dimethylamino)phenyl)-alpha-phenyl-benzenemethanol (9CI); alpha,alpha-Bis(p-dimethylaminophenyl)benzyl alcohol; Benzenemethanol, 4-(dimethylamino)-alpha-(4-(dimethylamino)phenyl)-alpha-phenyl-; Benzyl alcohol, alpha,alpha-bis(p-dimethylaminophenyl)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Di- and Triaryl Dyes

Description

Green crystalline solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used for dyeing silk, wool, jute, leather, and cotton; Also used as a biological stain, pH indicator, and fungicide/parasiticide for fish; [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause irritation; Toxic by ingestion; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Malachite Green" and "Leucomalachite green."

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