naphthalenesulfonic acid


naph·​tha·​lene·​sul·​fon·​ic acid
variants or chiefly British naphthalenesulphonic acid
: either of two crystalline acids C10H8SO3 obtained by sulfonation of naphthalene and used in the synthesis of dyes and naphthols

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“Naphthalenesulfonic acid.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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