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

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