A purple solution of Copper hydroxide in aqueous Ethylenediamine. The solution is used to dissolve Cellulose for the measurement of its average molecular weight. This is a quality control test performed by paper manufacturers.
Synonyms and Related Terms
cupriethylenediamine hydroxide; cuen; cuene; cuprien
- Highly irritating to skin, eyes and nose.
Resources and Citations
- The Dictionary of Paper, American Paper Institute, New York, Fourth Edition, 1980
- Matt Roberts, Don Etherington, Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books: a Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington DC, 1982