Kodak Elon Developing Agent

Kodak Elon Developing Agent - 225 Lbs.

Kodak Elon Developing Agent - 225 Lbs.

B&H # KOEDA225LB MFR # 1463066
Kodak Elon Developing Agent

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Kodak Elon Developing Agent is made up of a combination of hydroquinone and p-menthylaminophenol sulfate. It is used as component in several developer formulas.

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Synonyms Elon(Kodak)
Metol(Agfa & others)
Claritol or Veritol(Defender)
Appearance White to slightly yellowish powder
Uses Developing agent (usually with hydroquininone), but sometimes by itself, as in Kodak D-23
Chemical Formula (C7H9NO)2SO4
Monomethyl para-aminophenol sulfate
Para-Methylaminophenyl sulfate
Notes Metol has low-fogging tendencies and responds well to the addition of bromide, giving a very clean-working developer without any staining of film or fingers.

Caution: Has a reputation of causing skin poisoning (a painful rash that looks and feels like poison oak). This poisoning usually occurs after being exposed to the substance over a period of years, but in some cases can happen even sooner. This can be prevented by wearing gloves.

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