- Ethyl Green
dyeEthyl Green ( C.I. 42590; C27H35N3ClBr is a triarylmethane dye. It is soluble in water.
Ethyl green is made of
crystal violetby adding an ethylgroup; crystal violet is therefore a possible contaminant. Methyl greenis a closely related dye used as a stain in histology. Methyl green and ethyl green are very similar and probably interchangeable.
* [http://www.stainsfile.info/StainsFile/dyes/42590.htm Chemical data]
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