CAS - Molecule of the Week

Molecule of the Week
March 19, 2006


Regarding this week’s selected substance:

8-hyroxyquinoline sulfate is a metal chelating agent extracted from coal tar and has been used in a wide variety of products, from “Bag Balm” for cows, to cosmetics and drugs for its ability to inhibit the growth or microbes.   

8-Hydroxyquinoline sulfate

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