ACS reagent, indicator (pH 8.8-10.5)

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ACS reagent
indicator (pH 8.8-10.5)


UV/Vis spectroscopy: suitable
titration: suitable

ign. residue



248-254 °C
251-253 °C (lit.)

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General description

Thymolphthalien is an acid-base indicator which is colourless in acidic form and deep blue in basic form. Acidic form retains hydrogen on each hydroxyl group. It is suitable in preparing disappearing ink.


Thymolphthalein was suitable as indicator during titration of hyamine hydroxide.

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dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


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Certificate of Origin
Kerry K. Karukstis, Gerald R. Van Hecke
Chemistry Connections: The Chemical Basis of Everyday Phenomena, 74-74 (2003)
M J Bruno et al.
Clinical chemistry, 41(4), 599-604 (1995-04-01)
Two noninvasive tests for assessing pancreatic exocrine function, the cholesteryl-[14C]octanoate breath test and the HPLCN-benzoyl-tyrosyl-p-aminobenzoic acid/p-aminosalicylic acid (NBT-PABA/PAS) test, were simultaneously performed in nine patients with pancreatic exocrine insufficiency due to chronic pancreatitis and in nine healthy volunteers. 14CO2 output...
M N Hochmeister et al.
Journal of forensic sciences, 36(3), 656-661 (1991-05-01)
Some of the commonly used presumptive test reagents for identification of blood and semen could potentially affect the recovery of intact high-molecular-weight deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) from evidentiary samples. Thus, the capability of performing restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) analysis on...
Ali Babaei et al.
Analytical sciences : the international journal of the Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry, 22(7), 955-959 (2006-07-14)
A novel, sensitive and selective adsorptive stripping procedure for simultaneous determination of copper, bismuth and lead is presented. The method is based on the adsorptive accumulation of thymolphthalexone (TPN) complexes of these elements onto a hanging mercury drop electrode, followed...
Y Tsuda et al.
The Japanese journal of antibiotics, 46(1), 1-7 (1993-01-01)
We presented a new colorimetric bioassay of aminoglycoside antibiotics, which were represented by netilmicin (NTL) in this study, based on the discoloration of thymolphthalein (TP) in paper (indicator-disc) by carbon dioxide produced by Bacillus subtilis. To evaluate the amount of...

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