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Aniline Blue WS

Aniline Blue WS

Ionisation: Acid

Common Name: Aniline blue
Suggested Name: Aniline blue WS
Other Names:

China blue Soluble blue

C.I. Number: None (1st ed. 707)
C.I. Name:
Color: Blue
Solubility Aqueous: Soluble
Solubility Ethanol: Soluble
Absorption Maximum: 607-610
Empirical Formula:
Formula Weight:


Aniline blue is a mixture of methyl blue and water blue or might be supplied as either one of them. Either of the dyes will suffice. Please refer to them individually.


  1. R. D. Lillie.
    Conn’s Biological Stains,
    Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, MD., U.S.A.