Alfa Aesar™ Phloroglucinol, anhydrous, 98%
Reagent for pentoses, pentosans and aldehydes. Used as a bone decalcifier in microscopy specimens.Phloroglucinol is mainly used as a coupling agent in printing. It is an active component of Tollen’s reagent and Gunzburg reagent used to test pentoses and hydrochloric acid in gastric juice respectively. In analytical chemistry, it is used to study condensed tannins by means of depolymerization. It is also involved in the synthesis of 2,4,6-triamino-1,3,5- trinitrobenzene, trinitrophloroglucinol and pharmaceuticals like flopropione .
Soluble in diethyl ether, ethanol and pyridine.
Incompatible with acid chlorides, acid anhydrides, bases and oxidizing agents.
|Melting Point||215°C to 220°C|
|Chemical Name or Material||Phloroglucinol, anhydrous|
GHS H Statement
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECSNumber : SY1050000
TSCA : TSCA