Agent Name

Potassium rhodizonate

CAS Number

13021-40-4

Formula

C6-H2-O6.2K

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Dipotassium rhodizonate; RH; 5-Cyclohexene-1,2,3,4-tetrone, 5,6-dihydroxy-, dipotassium salt; 5-Cyclohexene-1,2,3,4-tetrone, 5,6-dihydroxy-, potassium salt (1:2); [ChemIDplus] Rhodizonic acid, dipotassium salt; [Acros Organics MSDS] Rhodizonic acid potassium salt; 3,4,5,6-Tetraoxocyclohexene-1,2-diol dipotassium salt; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Organic Compounds, Metal Salts

Description

Black powder; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Acros Organics MSDS] See "Rhodizonic acid."

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