Crystal violet

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Crystal Violet - Some Simple Facts

- Hexamethylpararosanilin Chloride

- Medicinally has been used to treat burns, wounds and fungal infections

Unknown. (2005). Crystal Violet. Available: Last accessed 17th Oct 2014.

- Crystal Violet is a triphenylmenthane dye

- It is often referred to as the medicinal preparation gentian violet

- Crystal violet has not been approved to be used in aquqaculture and that is because it is also mutagenic

Wendy C. Andersen, Sherri B. Turnipseed, Christine M. Karbiwnyk, Rebecca H Lee, Susan B.Clark, W. Douglas Rowe, Mark R. Madson, Keith E.Miller. (2007). Analyses of Crystal Violet & Brilliant Green. Laboratory Information Bulletin. 23 (LIB 4395), N/A.

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