Chrysotoluidine

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Description

A yellow amorphous powder that dyes wool and silk a deep yellow color. Chrysotoluidine was discovered in 1866 by Girard and Chapoteaut. It readily oxides to form a red color.

Synonyms and Related Terms

aniline yellow; yellow magenta

Other Properties

Soluble in ethanol, ether and benzene. Slightly soluble in boiling water.

Composition C21H21N3

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • F. Crace-Calvert, Dyeing and Calico Printing, Palmer & Howe, London, 1876

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