National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Malachite green oxalate - M940073

 

CASRN: 2437-29-8

Related: MALACHITE GREEN CHLORIDE; OXALATE; LEUCOMALACHITE GREEN

Formula: C46-H50-N4.C2-H2-O4.2C2-H-O4

Synonyms/Common Names

  • C. I. Basic Green 4 oxalate
  • N-(4-((4-(Dimethylamino)phenyl)phenylmethylene)-2,5-cyclohexadiene-1-ylidene)-N-methyl-,ethanedioate

Known Uses

Widely used antifungal agent in fish hatcheries for the treatment of fungal infections in brook fish and fish eggs.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Nomination Background

Genetic Toxicology

  • Micronucleus  (A40909)  Completed 
    • Rats: Fischer 344
    • Male Negative 
  • Salmonella  (A17242)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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