Agent Name

1,7-Cleve's acid

CAS Number

119-28-8

Formula

C10-H9-N-O3-S

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Cleve's acid; 1-Amino-7-sulfonaphthalene; 1-Aminonaphthalene-7-sulfonic acid; 1-Naphthylamine-7-sulfonic acid; 8-Amino-2-naphthalenesulfonic acid; 8-Naphthylamine-2-sulfonic acid; C.I. 26135; Cleve's theta-acid; 2-Naphthalenesulfonic acid, 8-amino-; 8-Aminonaphthalene-2-sulphonic acid; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Organic Compounds

Description

Solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used to make azo dyes; [Merck Index] Used as an indicator of nitrite formation from nitrate by bacteria; [ChemIDplus]

Comments

Causes burns; May cause allergic reactions in sensitive individuals; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Aldrich MSDS]

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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