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Basic Violet 2 (New Fuchsin) (3248-91-7)

Basic Violet 2/ New Fuchsine Chemical Structure

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Basic Violet 2 or New Fuchsin is an organic compound that is used as a dye of the triarylmethane class. It is one of the four fundamental Basic fuchsine ingredients and one of the two that can be purchased as individual colours.

It is used to dye polyacrylonitrile, paper, and leather. It can be utilised in biology to make Schiff’s reagent and to stain organisms that are acid-fast, such as those using the Ziehl-Neelsen stain.

Macsen Laboratories is the leading manufacturer & supplier of Basic Violet 2 with ISO certification.
Name of Product Basic Violet 2
IUPAC Name 4-[(4-amino-3-methylphenyl)-(4-imino-3-methylcyclohexa-2,5-dien-1-ylidene)methyl]-2-methylaniline;hydrochloride
Synonyms New fuchsin; Lowacryl Violet 2 (Lowenstein); New Magenta; Magenta III; Neofuchsine; Remacryl magenta B; Astrazon fuchsine GN; Calcozine New Fuchsine; COLIPA B115
CAS No 3248-91-7
Molecular Formula C22H24ClN3
Molecular Weight 365.9 g/mol
Pubchem CID 14454445

Chemical Properties

SR. No Criteria Limit/Specification
1 Appearance (Color) Green
2 Appearance (Form) Powder
3 Density 1.147 g/ml (20 °C)
4 Melting point 280 °C (decomposition)
5 Solubility In water: 2.2 weight % (pH 5.8)
In DMSO: 5 weight %
In Methanol: 8 weight %
In Propylene glycol: 5.5 weight %
6 Uses Dye

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