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.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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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.