Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Karl Fischer Reagent

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_6625

A colored solution of iodine, sulfur dioxide, and pyridine in methanol. It reacts quantitatively with water, becoming colorless. It is used to determine small amounts of water in a wide range of materials, including many polymerics. (Goldberg DE (2003) Fundamentals of chemistry. McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math, New York).

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA