Croconic

Cro`con´ic


a.1.Of, pertaining to, or resembling saffron; having the color of saffron; as, croconic acid.
2.Pertaining to, or derived from, croconic acid.
Croconic acid
(Chem.) a yellow crystalline substance, C5O3(OH)2, obtained from potassium carboxide, rhodizonic acid, and various phenol and quinone derivatives of benzene, and forming yellow or orange colored salts.
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Protocel's ingredients are copper, sodium, potassium, and a proprietary blend of tetrahydroxyquinone, rhodizonic acid, inositol, croconic acid, catechol, triquinoyl, and leuconic acid.