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Description of key information

Dapsone is a crystalline white to off-white powder with no detectable odor.

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Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
solid

Additional information

In several publications/reference books Dapsone has been described as white to off-white crystalline powder with no significant odor. References are:

PDR; Physicians' Desk Reference 52nd ed 1998. Montvale,NJ: Medical Economics Co. p. 1293 (1998)] **PEER REVIEWED;

Budavari, S. (ed.). The Merck Index - An Encyclopedia of Chemicals, Drugs, and Biologicals. Whitehouse Station, NJ: Merck and Co., Inc., 1996., p. 478] **PEER REVIEWED

Osol, A. and J.E. Hoover, et al. (eds.). Remington's Pharmaceutical Sciences. 15th ed. Easton, Pennsylvania: Mack Publishing Co., 1975., p. 1150] **PEER REVIEWED