Agent Name

Pyrocatechol violet

CAS Number

115-41-3

Formula

C19-H14-O7-S

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

3H-2,1-Benzoxathiole, 3,3-bis(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)-, 1,1-dioxide; Catechol violet; PKF; Pyrocatechin sulfonephthalein; Pyrocatechol Violet; 1,2-Benzenediol, 4,4'-(1,1-dioxido-3H-2,1-benzoxathiol-3-ylidene)bis-; 1,2-Benzenediol, 4,4'-(3H-2,1-benzoxathiol-3-ylidene)bis-, S,S-dioxide (9CI); Pyrocatechol, 4,4'-(3H-2,1-benzoxathiol-3-ylidene)di-, S,S-dioxide (8CI); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Indicator Dyes

Description

Crystalline powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Indicator for metal titration; [Sigma-Aldrich] Dye that inhibits synthesis of globin in reticulocyte lysates; Also inhibits initiation of protein synthesis; [ChemIDplus]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

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