4-(2-Pyridylazo)resorcinol is used in studies of zinc release from Escherichia coli aspartate transcarbamoylase. It is used in cloud point extraction of copper, zinc, cadmium, and nickel in water samples. It is used in the chelate titration of aluminum, mercury, lead and nickel. It is employed as reagent in the colorimetric analysis of gold, cobalt, chromium, iron.
Soluble in water (partly), and ethanol (slightly). Insoluble in ether, and low-polarity solvents.
Incompatible with oxidizing agents. Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Store away from oxidizing agents.
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
TSCA : TSCA