Bromothymol blue belongs to the family of 2,1-benzoxothioles. It is an organobromine compound which acts as a weak acid in a solution, however, it can exhibit both acid or base form, depending on the pH of the solution.
In addition to acting as a dye and a two-color indicator, it can also serve as an acid-base indicator owing to its property of being yellow in acidic solutions, blue in basic solutions and green in neutral solution.
|Name of Product||Bromothymol Blue|
|Synonyms||Dibromothymolsulfophthalein; 3,3'-Dibromothymolsulfonphthalein; Bromthymolblau; Azul de bromotimol; Blu di bromotimolo; Bleu de bromothymol|
|Molecular Weight||624.4 g/mol|
|1||Appearance (Form)||Solid powder|
|2||Appearance (Color)||White to cream-coloured|
|3||Melting point||201.0 °C|
|5||Solubility||Sparingly soluble in water|
|8||Storage temp.||Room temp.|
Q. Is bromothymol blue toxic?
Bromothymol blue is harmful if inhaled and may cause moderate respiratory tract irritation. Also, It is very dangerous if swallowed/ingested and cause gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
Q. Where to buy bromothymol blue?
Macsen Labs is a leading manufacturer and supplier of bromothymol blue with ISO certification.