malachite green


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mal·a·chite green

(mal'ă-kīt grēn), [C.I. 42000]
A dye used as a wound antiseptic, as a treatment of mycotic skin infections, and in biologic staining of tissues and bacteria.
[G. malachē, a mallow]

malachite green

A dye used as a stain and antiseptic.
See also: green

mal·a·chite green

(mal'ă-kīt grēn)
[C.I. 42000] Dye used as a wound antiseptic, treatment for mycotic skin infections, and in stains.
[G. malachē, a mallow]

malachite green

a green dye used to stain bacteria and as an antibacterial and antifungal. Used, with great caution, as a treatment of cutaneous mycosis in aquarium fish.

malachite green test
used to determine the completeness of bleedout in an abattoir carcass. Also used to detect the presence of the meat preservative, sodium metabisulfite.
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On the right is malachite green which is nearly six times larger than potassium permanganate (red-brown) on the left.
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Malachite green was banned from use in hatcheries in the mid-1980s, except as an investigational new drug for use in endangered species.
Values of absorptions of cations such as copper and of malachite green correlate well with the amounts of carboxyl contents.
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The FDA said that during targeted sampling from October 2006 to May 2007, it had repeatedly found farm-raised seafood imported from China to be contaminated with antimicrobial agents, namely nitrofuran, malachite green, gentian violet, and fluoroquinolone that are not approved for this use in the United States.
For many years, a fungal removal agent called malachite green was commonly used to control parasitic water mold on fish eggs.
The discovery of the chemical, malachite green, was branded "unacceptable" by the Food Standards Agency.
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