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General Description

Synonyms: Hexamethyl-p-Rosaniline Chloride; Crystal Violet; Aniline Violet; Methylrosaniline Chloride; Basic Violet 3; C.I. 42555; Brilliant Violet 5B; Methyl Violet 10BNS; Vianin; Viocid; Badil; Andergon; Axuris; Gentiaverm; Meroxylan; Meroxyl; Pyoktanin

OSHA IMIS Code Number: G107

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 548-62-9

NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: BO9000000; 5781

Chemical Description and Physical Properties:

dark green powder or greenish, glistening pieces with metallic + luster. soluble in water, chloroform; practically insoluble in ether
molecular weight: 408.00


Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):

  • sampling media: Coated Glass Fiber Filter (37 mm) Coated with Sulfuric Acid
    maximum volume: 180 Liters
    maximum flow rate: 1.0 L/min
    current analytical method: High Performance Liquid Chromatography; HPLC/UV/VIS
    method reference: 2 (OSHA In-House File)
    method classification: Partially Validated
    note: OSHA personnel may obtain coated filters from the Salt Lake Technical Center

Conditions: Extraction with HPLC eluent; Zorbax CN column; 85% methanol, 15% + water; 0.08 M heptanesulfonic acid, pH 3.5 with phosphoric acid; 588 nm, 300nm; RT 8.3 min; DL 4.5 ng/inj. C/P YC

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