Sulfosalicylic acid

Availability

Special and quality requirements for 5-sulfosalicylic acid, sulfosalicylic acid, 2-hydroxy-5-sulfobenzoic acid, 2-hydroxybenzoic-5-sulfonic acid are available upon request: sulfosalicylic acid is normally available in various concentrations.

Formula

C7H6O6S

CAS Registry Number

97-05-2

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Sulfosalicylic acid

Distributor of 5-sulfosalicylic acid, sulfosalicylic acid, 2-hydroxy-5-sulfobenzoic acid, 2-hydroxybenzoic-5-sulfonic acid

Description

Sulfosalicylic acid is used in urine tests to determine urine protein content. The chemical causes the precipitation of dissolved proteins, which is measured from the degree of turbidity. It is also used for integral colour anodizing. With water it is used as a shuttle solution for the CAS assay to test for siderophore.

Appearance

At room temperature Sulphosalicylic acid is a white solid with a pungent odor.

Solubility

Sulphosalicylic acid is completely soluble in water.

Uses

Sulphosalicylic acid is used for integral colour anodizing. With water it is used as a shuttle solution for the CAS assay to test for siderophore.

Classification

5-Sulfosalicylic acid is harmful, if inhaled; irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.

Safety

Request safety data sheet (SDS) and refer to points 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 13, 14, 15.

Specifications

Technical specifications are provided on request according to the application: sulfosalicylic acid is stored in original packing and under conditions mentioned on the safety data sheet (SDS).

Synonyms

5-Sulfosalicylic acid, sulfosalicylic acid, 2-hydroxy-5-sulfobenzoic acid, 2-hydroxybenzoic-5-sulfonic acid