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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