Malachite Green

Agent Name
Malachite Green
CAS Number
Major Category
Malachite Green formula graphical representation
(4-(4-Dimethylaminobenzhydriylidene)cyclohexa-2,5-dienylidene)dimethylammonium chloride; (4-(alpha-(4-Dimethylamino)phenyl)benzylidene)cyclohexa-2,5-dien-1-ylidene dimethylammonium chloride; ADC Malachite Green Crystals; Acryl Brilliant Green B; Aizen Malachite Green; Aizen Malachite Green Crystals; Ammonium, (4-(p-(dimethylamino)-alpha-phenylbenzylidene)-2,5-cyclohexadien-1-ylidene)-dimethyl-, chloride; Aniline Green; Astra Malachite Green; Astra Malachite Green B; Astra Malachite Green BXX; Atlantic Malachite Green; Basacryl Green X-BF; Basic Green 4; Basonyl Green 830; Basonyl Green NB 832; Benzal Green; Benzaldehyde Green; Bronze Green Toner A-8002; Burma Green B; C.I. 42000; C.I. Basic Green 4; CI 42000; CI Basic Green 4; Calcozine Green V; China Green; China Green (biological stain); Diabasic Malachite Green; Diamond Green B; Diamond Green B Extra; Diamond Green BX; Diamond Green P Extra; Fast Green O; Green MX; Green Malaquite; Grenoble Green; Hidaco Malachite Green Base; Hidaco Malachite Green LC; Hidaco Malachite Green SC; Light Green N; Light Green N (biological stain); Lincoln Green Toner B 15-2900; Malachit-grun [German]; Malachite Green; Malachite Green (indicator); Malachite Green A; Malachite Green AN; Malachite Green B; Malachite Green CP; Malachite Green Crystals; Malachite Green Crystals BPC; Malachite Green Hydrochloride (Biological stain); Malachite Green J 3E; Malachite Green J3E; Malachite Green WS; Malachite Green chloride; Malachite Green hydrochloride; Malachite Green powder; Malachite Lake Green A; Malachite green chloride salt; Mitsui Malachite Green; New Victoria Green Extra I; New Victoria Green Extra II; New Victoria Green Extra O; Oji Malachite Green; Solid Green Crystals O; Solid Green O; Tertrophene Green M; Tetramethyl diapara-amido-triphenyl carbinol; Tokyo Aniline Malachite Green; Victoria Green; Victoria Green (VAN); Victoria Green B; Victoria Green S; Victoria Green WB; Victoria Green WPB; Viride Malachitum; Zelen malachitova [Czech]; Zelen zasadita 4 [Czech]; C.I. Basic Green 4 (8CI); Methanaminium, N-(4-((4-(dimethylamino)phenyl)phenylmethylene)-2,5-cyclohexadien-1-ylidene)-N-methyl-, chloride; [ChemIDplus]
Di- and Triaryl Dyes
Green metallic solid; [HSDB]
Used as a fungicide, textile dye (silk, wool, jute, leather, and cotton) biological stain, reagent, and pH indicator; [HSDB]
Toxic by ingestion; [Hawley] Severe eye irritant; [ESIS] Toxic by ingestion; May damage eyes; Wear gloves and eye protection; Do not breathe dust; [MSDSonline]
Biomedical References

Exposure Assessment

Vapor Pressure
2.45E-13 mm Hg

Adverse Effects

IARC Carcinogen
Not classifiable

Diseases, Processes, and Activities Linked to This Agent


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