2,3-Dihydroxynaphthalene Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

2,3-Dihydroxynaphthalene Properties


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2,3-Dihydroxynaphthalene is used as an intermediate for organic synthesis.It is used as a component of oxidative hair dyes.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Off White To Redish White Powder
CAS Number 92-44-4
EINECS Number 202-156-7
HS Code 29072900
IUPAC Name Naphthalene-2,3-Diol
InChI 1S/C10H8O2/c11-9-5-7-3-1-2-4-8(7)6-10(9)12/h1-6,11-12H
Melting Point 161-165 °C
Molar Mass 160.17 g/mol
Molecular Formula C10H8O2
NFPA 704 H-2, F-1, R-0, C-NA
RTECS Number QJ4750000
Solubility Slightly Soluble
Synonyms 2,3-Naphthalenediol;2,3-Dihydroxy-Naphthalene; 2,3-Dihydroxynaphthalene