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.
Acid-base indicator: pH 8.0 - 10.0.
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Hazard Statements: H341-H350-H361
Suspected of causing genetic defects. May cause cancer. Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.
Precautionary Statements: P201-P280-P202-P308+P313-P405-P501a
Obtain special instructions before use. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. 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.