pyrocatechol


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py·ro·cat·e·chol

(pī'rō-kat'ĕ-kol),
A constituent of the catecholamines, epinephrine and norepinephrine, and dopa; used externally as an antiseptic.
Synonym(s): catechol (1) , pyrocatechin

pyrocatechol

/py·ro·cat·e·chol/ (pi″ro-kat´ĕ-kol) a compound comprising the aromatic portion in the synthesis of endogenous catecholamines; it has been used as a topical antiseptic and as a reagent.

pyrocatechol

a metabolite of tannic acid used as a topical antiseptic. Prepared synthetically or extracted from powdered catechu. Called also catechol.
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not analyzed; (a) the sum includes also 3,5-DMP and 2,5-DMP; (b) additionally 0-16 mg/l of 2,6-DMP, 15-60 mg/l of 2,3,4-trimethylphenol, 0-10 mg/l of 2,4-dibutylphenol, 24-243 mg/l of pyrocatechol Table 5.
39 g/L for the benzethonium chloride, biuret, modified biuret, and pyrocatechol violet, respectively, and for [lambda], the TUP results were 0.
It may also act as a mild reducing agent due to its pyrocatechol chemical backbone.
Menzies NW, Kerven GL, Bell LC, Edwards DG (1992) Determination of total aluminium in soil solution using pyrocatechol violet, lanthanum and iron to discriminate against micro-particulates and organic ligands.
Wilson AD, Sergeant GA (1963) The colorimetric determination of aluminium in minerals by pyrocatechol violet.
30% of that measured by the more aggressive reagent pyrocatechol violet (Powell 1998).
2] shaken end-over-end for 2 h were analysed for Al using pyrocatechol violet based on the method of Dougan and Wilson (1974) and for Ca, Mg, K, and Na by flame atomic absorption spectrometry after dilution with 1000 ppm Cs as CsCl in 0.
Royset O (1986) Flow-injection spectrophotometric determination of aluminium in water with pyrocatechol violet.
0, 24 h) by a 30-s reaction with the colorimetric reagent pyrocatechol violet, PCV, in a flow injection analysis (FIA) manifold (Royset 1986).