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What is "Basic Dyes" - Definition & Explanation

Dyes containing basic amino group and applied to natural cellulosic fibres in an alkaline dye bath.
A cationic dye characterised by its substantivity for the acidic types of acrylic fibre and for tannin mordanted cotton.

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