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April 25, 2020
What is Sulfonic Acid?
Sulfonic acid is a member of the class of the organosulfur compound. Sulfonic acid can be seen as sulfuric acid having one hydroxyl group that is replaced with an organic substituent. Sulfonic acid is a strong acid.
There are several forms of Sulfonic acid and it's used for several reasons based on the form.
Some sulfonic acids occur naturally while some are obtained through a certain chemical process. Sulfonic is commonly applied in the manufacturing of dyes, detergents, pharmaceuticals, and catalysts.
Properties of Sulfonic Acid (chemical structure, chemical/physical properties)
Here are some of the properties of Sulfonic acid:
Sulfonic Acid formula
The molecular formula for Sulfonic acid is H203S. The chemical formula for Sulfonic acid is R-S(=O)2-OH.