Henri-François Gaultier de Claubry

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


Henri-François Gaultier de Claubry (1792-1878) was a French pharmacist and chemist who is wellknown for his discovery of starch as a reagent for iodine (together with Colin), the synthesis of organic esters and alkyl halides, the presence of iodine in a variety of algae, the nature of amyl alcohol, the separation of inulin, dyes, methods for the analysis of poisons, and the use of chlorides for disinfection purposes
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)133-141
Number of pages9
JournalRevista CENIC Ciencias Quimicas
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2016


  • Palabras clave acetification
  • algae
  • amyl alcohol
  • orchil
  • chlorine
  • esterification
  • inulin
  • iodine
  • disinfection
  • dyes
  • minerals
  • poison analysis
  • starch
  • toxicology


Dive into the research topics of 'Henri-François Gaultier de Claubry'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this