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Crystal Violet Hydrate
(CAS RN:548-62-9 Product Number:C0428)


Crystal Violet
Synonym Basic Violet 3 Hydrate
Synonym Hexamethylpararosaniline Chloride Hydrate

General Information

Product Number C0428

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Purity/Analysis Method
Storage Temperature
M.F. / M.W. C25H30ClN3·xH2O=407.99(as Anhydrous)
CAS RN 548-62-9
Related CAS RN
MDL Number MFCD00011750
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Appearance Green to Dark green powder to crystal
Absorbance min. 0.300(2mg/L, 588.0 to 592.0 nm)(calcd.on dried substance)
Ethanol insoluble matter max. 20.0 %
Drying loss max. 10.0 %
Sensitiveness Turn Purple in Acetic Acid and turn Yellow green by adding Perchloric Acid

Data of Reference

mp 211°C(dec.)(lit.)


Colour Index 42555
Reaxys-RN 3580948
PubChem SID 87565552
Merck Index(14) 4395
RTECS# BO9000000
EC Number 208-953-6


Signal Word Danger
Hazard Statements
  • H302
  • :Harmful if swallowed.
  • H318
  • :Causes serious eye damage.
  • H351
  • :Suspected of causing cancer.
  • H410
  • :Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
Precautionary Statements
  • P201
  • :Obtain special instructions before use.
  • P264
  • :Wash hands and face thoroughly after handling.
  • P270
  • :Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
  • P280
  • :Wear protective gloves, protective clothing, face protection.
  • P305+P351+P338+P310
  • :IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor.
  • P308+P313
  • :IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice or attention.

Transport Information

UN Number 3077
Class 9
Packing Group III
HS Number 3204130090


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