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Hydroquinone

CAS # 123-31-9

DESCRIPTION

Hydroquinone is a benzenediol comprising benzene core carrying two hydroxyl substituents para to each other. It is a white crystalline substance when pure and is highly soluble in water.

                                      

PROPERTIES

Appearance

White Needle Crystal

Solubility in CH3COOH

Colorless, Transparent

Residue on Ignition

0.001 %

Iron

0.001 %

Heavy Metal as Pub

0.001 %

Purity

99.7 %

 

APPLICATION

·         The largest demand for hydroquinone is as a photographic developer, principally for black-and- white film, lithography, photochemical machining, microfilm, and X-ray film.

 

·         Hydroquinone is used as a topical application in skin whitening to reduce the color of skin.

 

PACKAGING OPTIONS

Drums