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G2039 Sigma-Aldrich

Gentian Violet

meets USP testing specifications

Synonym: Basic Violet 3, Crystal Violet, Gentian Violet, Hexamethylpararosaniline chloride, Methyl Violet 10B

  • CAS Number 548-62-9

  • Linear Formula C25H30N3Cl

  • Molecular Weight 407.98

  •  Colour Index Number 42555

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 3580948

  •  EC Number 208-953-6

  •  MDL number MFCD00011750

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24895083

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Properties

Related Categories Analytical/Chromatography, Antibiotics, Antibiotics A to Z, Antibiotics G-M, Antifungal,
InChI Key   ZXJXZNDDNMQXFV-UHFFFAOYSA-M
mp   205 °C (dec.) (lit.)
suitability   meets USP testing specifications
Featured Industry   Pharmaceutical (small molecule)
Mode of action   cell membrane | interferes
  enzyme | inhibits
antibiotic activity spectrum   fungi

Description

Packaging

25, 100 g in glass bottle

Application

Gentian Violet is the primary stain used in the Gram stain technique for differentiation of Gram-negative versus Gram-postive bacteria. Used as a component of CV cytotoxicity assays.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
UN 3077 9 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
BO9000000

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin


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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

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