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Crystal Violet Lactone as a Security Marker for Fuels
Dowling Chemicals, Systems,
Euro Marker Systems Ltd.,
Chemistry Section Dublin Forensic Science Laboratory,
(Received 11 October 1994; accepted 5 December 1994)
Crystal Violet Lactone (CVL) is normally used in carbonless copy paper. The reaction between CVL and polar substances such as silica gel produces a blue color. A novel use of CVL as a security marker in the larceny of fuel is described.
forensic science, crystal violet lactone
Paper ID: JFS13846J
Title Crystal Violet Lactone as a Security Marker for Fuels
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