Volume 40, Issue 4 (July 1995)

    Crystal Violet Lactone as a Security Marker for Fuels

    (Received 11 October 1994; accepted 5 December 1994)

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    Abstract

    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.


    Author Information:

    Kearney, A
    Dowling Chemicals, Systems, Carlow,

    Parkes, J
    Euro Marker Systems Ltd., Carlow,

    McDermott, SD
    Forensic Scientist, Chemistry Section Dublin Forensic Science Laboratory, Dublin 8,


    Stock #: JFS13846J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS13846J

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    Title Crystal Violet Lactone as a Security Marker for Fuels
    Symposium , 0000-00-00
    Committee E30