Phenolphthalein is widely used as an indicator in acid-base titrations, water treatment applications. Due to its pH sensitivity, It is used to the check extend of carbonation in concrete, soap and in toys as diapering work. It is used in Kastle-Meyer test, which identifies the substances containing blood.
Soluble in alcohol. Slightly soluble in dimethyl sulfoxide and insoluble in benzene or hexane.
Acid-base indicator: pH 8.0 - 10.0.Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
|258° to 262°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
May cause cancer.
Suspected of causing genetic defects.
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.
GHS P Statement
Use personal protective equipment as required.
Obtain special instructions before use.
Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.
IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECSNumber : SM8380000
TSCA : TSCA