[fen-l-hahy-druh-zeen, -zin, feen-]
- a yellow, poisonous liquid or low-melting solid, C6H8N2, used in chemical analysis and organic synthesis.
Origin of phenylhydrazine
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Phenylhydrazine is a colourless oily liquid which turns brown on exposure.
With Phenylhydrazine hydrochloride and sodium acetate in aqueous solution it forms a glucosazone, melting at 199°.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection
Alexander Wynter Blyth
After fermenting away the hexoses, the residue was treated with phenylhydrazine and an osazone separated.Researches on Cellulose
C. F. Cross
Zinc dust and alcoholic acetic acid reduce it to aniline and phenylhydrazine.