Agent Name

Sulfosalicylic acid

CAS Number

97-05-2

Formula

C7-H6-O6-S

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Benzoic acid, 2-hydroxy-5-sulfo-; Salicylic acid, 5-sulfo-; 2-Hydroxy-5-sulfobenzoic acid; 2-Hydroxybenzoic-5-sulfonic acid; 3-Carboxy-4-hydroxybenzenesulfonic acid; 5-Sulfosalicylic acid; 5-Sulphosalicylic acid; Benzoic acid, 2-hydroxysulfo-; Kalcolor anodizing acid; Salicylic acid, sulfo-; Salicylsulfonic acid; Sulfosalicylic acid; Sulphosalicylic acid (VAN); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organic Acids

Description

Dihydrate: White solid; [Merck Index] White odorless powder; [Mallinckrodt Baker MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a clinical reagent (albumin in urine) and colorimetric reagent (ferric ion); [Merck Index]

Comments

A skin and mucous membrane irritant; [Merck Index] An irritant; [Mallinckrodt Baker MSDS] See "Salicylic acid."

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