1,8-Dihydroxyanthraquinone Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

1,8-Dihydroxyanthraquinone Properties

1,8-Dihydroxyanthraquinone

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Description

 

1,8-Dihydroxyanthraquinone is an organic substance, formally derived from anthraquinone by the replacement of two hydrogen atoms by hydroxyl groups. It is used in some countries as a stimulant laxative. It has the notable side-effect of causing red-coloured urine.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Yellow to orange solid
CAS Number 117-10-2
Density 1.54 g/cm3
EINECS Number 204-173-5
HS Code 29146990
IUPAC Name 1,8-Dihydroxyanthracene-9,10-dione
InChI 1S/C14H8O4/c15-9-5-1-3-7-11(9)14(18)12-8(13(7)17)4-2-6-10(12)16/h1-6,15-16H
InChIKey QBPFLULOKWLNNW-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Melting Point 191-193 °C
Molar Mass 240.211 g/mol
Molecular Formula C14H8O4
RTECS Number CB6650000
Solubility Insoluble
Synonyms 9,10-Anthracenedione,1,8-dihydroxy-;Danthron;Danthrone;Dantron
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