CAS# 8004-87-3

General Description: Water soluble cationic dye in the Triarylmethane family of colorants.  This dye is commonly used for the coloration of cotton, wool, silk, leather, wood, paper, feathers surface staining of select plastics, laboratory stains, color depositing shampoos and conditioners, and semi-permanent hair dyes. 

Type: Basic

Color: Violet

Number: 1

CAS#: 8004-87-3

Color Index #: 42535

Appearance: Dark powder

Shade (In Solution): Violet

Solubility: Soluble in water

Lightfastness: 1 [AATCC; 8 is highest]

Usage Rate: Commonly used at 0.001 – 0.5% by weight