1,2,4-Trihydroxyanthraquinone Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

1,2,4-Trihydroxyanthraquinone Properties


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1,2,4-Trihydroxyanthraquinone is a naturally occurring red/yellow dye. It is an organic compound. It is a fast dye for cotton printing and forms complexes with various metal ions. However it fades faster than alizarin on exposure to sunlight.

Chemical Properties

CAS Number 81-54-9
Density 1.659 g/cm3
EINECS Number 201-359-8
IUPAC Name 1,2,4-Trihydroxyanthracene-9,10-dione
InChI 1S/C14H8O5/c15-8-5-9(16)14(19)11-10(8)12(17)6-3-1-2-4-7(6)13(11)18/h1-5,15-16,19H
Melting Point 259 °C
Molar Mass 256.21 g/mol
Molecular Formula C14H8O5
RTECS Number CB8200000
Synonyms Purpurin(e);Hydroxylizaric Acid;Verantin;Smoke Brown G;C.I. 58205;9,10-Anthracenedione,1,2,4-trihydroxy-