Agent Name

Chromotropic acid

CAS Number

148-25-4

Formula

C10-H8-O8-S2

Major Category

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Synonyms

2,7-Naphthalenedisulfonic acid, 4,5-dihydroxy-; 4,5-Dihydroxy-2,7-naphthalenedisulfonic acid; 4,5-Dihydroxynaphthalene-2,7-disulphonic acid; [ChemIDplus] 1,8-Dihydroxynaphthalene-3,6-disulfonic acid; [Merck Index]

Category

Naphthalenes

Description

Dihydrate: White solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used as an analytical reagent and intermediate for azo dyes; [Merck Index]

Comments

An irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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