Agent Name

p-Dimethylaminobenzalrhodanine

CAS Number

536-17-4

Formula

C12-H12-N2-O-S2

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

5-(4-(Dimethylamino)benzylidene)rhodanine; 4-Thiazolidinone, 5-((4-(dimethylamino)phenyl)methylene)-2-thioxo-; 5-(4-Dimethylaminobenzylidene)rhodanine; 5-(p-(Dimethylamino)benzylidene)rhodanine; 5-(p-Dimethylaminobenzal)rhodanine; Rhodanine, 5-(p-(dimethylamino)benzylidene)-; p-(Dimethylamino)benzal-5-rhodanine; p-(Dimethylamino)benzylidenerhodanine; p-Dimethylaminobenzalrhodanine; 4-Dimethylaminobenzylidenerhodanine; Rhodanine, 5-(p-(dimethylamino)benzylidene)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Indicator Dyes

Description

Deep red solid; [Merck Index] Red powder with a weak odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used for the detection of silver, mercury, copper, gold, platinum, and palladium ions; [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

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