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Gamma Acid Properties

Gamma Acid

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Gamma Acid (6-Amino-4-hydroxy-2-naphthalenesulfonic acid), an important dye intermediate, is produced from naphthalene by a combination of the unit processes of sulfonation, nitration, reduction, and hydrolysis. R-salt is used in the manufacture of a large number of azo dyes (especially for reactive and direct dyes) and pigments.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Light Grey Powder
CAS Number 90-51-7
Density 1.627 g/cm3
HS Code 2922.21
IUPAC Name 6-amino-4-hydroxynaphthalene-2-sulfonic acid
Molar Mass 239.25g/mol
Molecular Formula C10H9NO4S
RTECS Number QK1295250
Solubility Slightly Soluble
Synonyms 2-Amino-8-Hydroxynaphthalene-6-Sulfonic Acid;2-Amino-8-Naphthol-6-Sulfonicacid;2-Naphthalenesulfonicacid, 6-Amino-4-Hydroxy-;6-Amino-4-Naphthol-2-Sulfonic Acid;7-Amino-1-Hydroxy-3-Naphthalenesulfonicacid;7-Amino-1-Naphthol-3-Sulfonic Acid;Aminonaphthol Sulfonic Acid G; Gamma Acid