|Appearance:||Yellow powder and chunks|
|Category:||Metal Isotopes Alphabetical Listing|
|Stability:||Stable under recommended storage conditions.|
Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Moisture sensitive. Store under inert gas.
IATA: Hazard Class: 4.1; UN Number: UN1350; Packing Group: III; Shipping Name: Sulphur
Meyer, Beat. Elemental sulfur. Chemical Reviews, 1976, 76 (3): 367–388.; Hyndman, A. W.; Liu, J. K.; Denney, D. W., Sulfur: New Sources and Uses. ACS Symposium Series, 1982, 183:69–82.; Gupta, A. K.; Nicol, K., The use of sulfur in dermatology. Journal of drugs in dermatology : JDD, 2004, 3(4): 427–31.
|Applications:||Used primarily as a precursor to other chemicals. Large amounts of sulfur are converted to sulfuric acid, which is considered an excellent indicator of a country's industrial well-being due to its use of extracting phosphate ores. Used as a component of fertilizers. Used as a bactericide in winemaking and food preservation in the form of sulfur dioxide gas. Also used in pharmaceuticals for the treatment of acne and other skin conditions.|