Phthalic Anhydride (a.k.a. PHTAN) is the anhydride of phthalic acid. It was the first anhydride to be used commercially. It appears as a colorless or white solid in the form of needles or platelets and it has a characteristic odor, being toxic if inhaled. When mixed with water, if forms a corrosive solution. It is mainly used to produce plasticizers.
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