Agent Name

Sulfobromophthalein sodium

CAS Number

71-67-0

Formula

C20-H10-Br4-O10-S2.2Na

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

Disodium 6,6'-dihydroxy-3,3'-(4,5,6,7-tetrabromo-1,3-dihydro-3-oxoisobenzofuran-1-ylidene)dibenzenesulphonate; Phenolphthalein, 4,5,6,7-tetrabromo-3',3''-disulfo-, disodium salt; 4,5,6,7-Tetrabromo-3',3''-disulfophenolphthalein disodium salt; 5,5'-(4,5,6,7-Tetrabromo-3-oxo-1(3H)-isobenzofuranylidene)bis(2-hydroxybenzenesulfonic acid) disodium salt; Benzenesulfonic acid, 3,3'-(4,5,6,7-tetrabromo-3-oxo-1(3H)-isobenzofuranylidene)bis(6-hydroxy-, disodium salt; Brom-tetragnost; Bromosulfalein; Bromosulfophthalein; Bromosulphthalein; Bromotaleina; Bromsulfalein; Bromsulfan; Bromsulfophthalein; Bromsulfthalein; Bromsulphalein; Bromsulphalein R sodium; Bromthalein; BSF; BSF Simes; BSP sodium; CBSP; Disodium bromosulfophthalein; Disodium phenoltetrabromophthalein sulfonate; Hepartest; Hepartestabrome; Hepatestabrome; Hepatosulfalein; Sodium bromosulfalein; Sodium bromosulfophthalein; Sodium bromsulphalein; Sodium bromsulphthalein; Sodium phenol tetrabromophthalein; Sodium sulfobromophthalein; Sodium sulphobromophthalein; Sulphobromophthalein sodium; Tetrabromophenolsulfophthalein; [ChemIDplus] 3,3'-(4,5,6,7-Tetrabromo-3-oxo-1(3H)-isobenzofuranylidene)bis[6-hydroxybenzenesulfonic acid] disodium salt; [Merck Index]

Category

Indicator Dyes

Description

Hygroscopic solid; [Merck Index] White odorless solid; [HSDB] Beige powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a diagnostic aid for hepatic function; [Merck Index]

Comments

Causes convulsions in intravenous lethal-dose studies of dogs (LD50 = 52 mg/kg); [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Phenolphthalein."

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