Alfa Aesar™ Phenolphthalein, 98%
Phenolphthalein is widely used as an indicator in acid-base titrations, water treatment applications. Due to its pH sensitivity, It is used to the check extend of carbonation in concrete, soap and in toys as diapering work. It is used in Kastle-Meyer test, which identifies the substances containing blood.
Soluble in alcohol. Slightly soluble in dimethyl sulfoxide and insoluble in benzene or hexane.
Acid-base indicator: pH 8.0 - 10.0.Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
|Melting Point||258°C to 262°C|
|Solubility Information||Soluble in alcohol. Slightly soluble in dimethyl sulfoxide and insoluble in benzene or hexane.|
|Chemical Name or Material||Phenolphthalein|
GHS H Statement
May cause cancer.
Suspected of causing genetic defects.
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.
EINECSNumber : 201-004-7
RTECSNumber : SM8380000
TSCA : Yes
Recommended Storage : Ambient temperatures