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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