Title: Zinc p-Phenolsulfonate
CAS Registry Number: 127-82-2
CAS Name: p-Hydroxybenzenesulfonic acid zinc salt
Additional Names: 1-phenol-4-sulfonic acid zinc salt; zinc p-hydroxybenzenesulfonate; zinc sulfocarbolate; zinc sulfophenate
Molecular Formula: C12H10O8S2Zn
Molecular Weight: 411.74
Percent Composition: C 35.00%, H 2.45%, O 31.09%, S 15.58%, Zn 15.89%
Line Formula: Zn(HOC6H4SO3)2
Literature References: It is at least 99.5% pure. Prepn: Rojahn, Dtsch. Apoth. Ztg. 50, 1095 (1935), C.A. 31, 68168 (1937).
Properties: Octahydrate, crystals or cryst powder; odorless. Effloresces in dry air; loses all its H2O at about 120°. One gram dissolves in 1.6 ml water, 0.4 ml boiling water, 1.8 ml alcohol. The aq soln is acid to litmus; pH about 4.
Use: In insecticide formulations.
Therap-Cat-Vet: Has been used as an intestinal antiseptic, and externally to promote healing of ulcers, slowly granulating wounds.