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What is Thiourea Dioxide?

What is Thiourea Dioxide?

Thiourea Dioxide is also termed as formamidine sulfinic acid as it is derived from sulfinic acid. It is an organic compound that contains sulfur. Thiourea is oxidized with hydrogen peroxide to form tiourea dioxide. It is used in vat dyeing, discharge printing and general color stripping on cellulose and protein fibers instead of sodium hydrosulfite. It is used as reducing agent in textiles for bleaching and to reduce aromatic nitroaldehydes and nitrokenes to nitroalcohols.

13-Jun-2016

  

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