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sul·fo·sal·i·cyl·ic ac·id(sŭl'fō-sal'i-sil'ik as'id),
Agent used in a clinical test for albumin and ferric ion.
Synonym(s): salicylsulfonic acid
a white or faintly pink crystalline substance that is highly water soluble and is used as a reagent in tests for albumin and as an intermediate compound in the manufacture of dyes and surfactants.
sul·fo·sal·i·cyl·ic ac·id(SSA) (sŭl'fō-sal'i-sil'ik as'id)
A reagent used for semiquantitative detection of protein in urine. Protein forms a precipitate that is graded as 1+- 4+.
C7H6O6S3, a crystalline acid soluble in water or alcohol. It is used as a reagent for precipitating proteins, as in testing for albumin in urine.
CAS # 97-05-2
See also: acid