Agent Name

Magenta base

CAS Number

3248-93-9

Formula

C20-H19-N3

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

Rosaniline; 2,4-Xylidine, alpha(sup 4)-(p-aminophenyl)-alpha(sup 4)-(4-imino-2,5-cyclohexadien-1-ylidene)-; 4-((4-Aminophenyl)(4-imino-2,5-cyclohexadien-1-ylidene)methyl)-2-methylbenzenamine; Benzenamine, 4-((4-aminophenyl)(4-imino-2,5-cyclohexadien-1-ylidene)methyl)-2-methyl-; Brilliant Oil Crimson Base; C.I. Basic Violet 14, free base; C.I. Solvent Red 41; CI 42510B; CI Basic Violet 41, free base; CI Solvent Red 41; Fuchsin (basic); Fuchsine Base; Fuchsine HF Base; Fuchsive base; Magenta Base; Rosaniline base; Waxoline Red A; o-Toluidine, 4-((p-aminophenyl)(4-imino-2,5-cyclohexadien-1-ylidene)methyl)-; para-Rosaniline; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Di- and Triaryl Dyes

Description

Dark green powder or greenish crystals with a bronze luster; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as dye for oils, fats, waxes (especially polishes), carbon papers, and ball point pen inks; [HSDB]

Comments

Mild skin irritant; Oral LDLo (rabbit) = 180 mg/kg; [RTECS] An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Magenta."

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