HYDROQUINONE

Art.No H-007
Formula C6H6O2
Conc (% w/w) 1.0% pet
Series H, PG
Molality -
MW 110,11
CAS 123-31-9
Hapten Information

Uses:

This compound is used as a photographic reducer and developer (except in color film), as a dye intermediate inhibitor, as a stabilizer in paints, varnishes, motor fuels and oils, as an antioxidant for fats and oils, as an inhibitor of polymerization, as a reagent in the determination of small quantities of phosphate and as a depigmentor. Inhibitor in acrylic monomers and polyester resins. Antioxidant in animal feed. Present in many bleaching creams. Occupational exposure in people working with antioxidants, bacteriostatics, furs, organic chemical synthesis, paints, plastics, rubber, drugs. Cross: resorcinol. May cause depigmentation