diphenylthiocarbazone

diphenylthiocarbazone

1. a chelating agent used in the treatment of thallium poisoning, but has its own toxicity, causing blindness in dogs.
2. a very sensitive test agent for small amounts of metals, e.g. lead. Called also dithizon.
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Hari, Spectrophotometric determination of inorganic mercury (II) after preconcentration of its diphenylthiocarbazone complex on a cellulose column, Spectrochimica Acta Part A, 2008, 70, 1104-1108.
Alam, A rapid spectrophotometric method for the determination of mercury in environmental, biological, soil and plant samples using diphenylthiocarbazone, Spectroscopy, 2003, 17, 45-52.