8-Hydroxyquinoline Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

8-Hydroxyquinoline Properties


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8-Hydroxyquinoline is an organic compound. It is a derivative of the heterocycle quinoline by placement of an OH group on carbon number 8. The complexes as well as the heterocycle itself exhibit antiseptic, disinfectant, and pesticide properties. Its solution in alcohol is used as liquid bandages. It once was of interest as an anti-cancer drug.

Chemical Properties

AR Assay 99.5%
Appearance White crystalline needles
Boiling Point 267 °C
CAS Number 148-24-3
Chemical Composition Sulfuric acid;Glycerol;Quinoline;2-Aminophenol;2-Nitrophenol
Density 1.034 g/cm3
HS Code 29334990
IUPAC Name Quinolin-8-ol
InChI 1S/C9H7NO/c11-8-5-1-3-7-4-2-6-10-9(7)8/h1-6,11H
LR Assay 99.0-101.0%
Lab Grade AR;LR
Melting Point 70-73 °C
Molar Mass 145.16 g/mol
Molecular Formula C9H7NO
NFPA 704 H-2, F-1, R-0, C-NA
RTECS Number VC4200000
Solubility Insoluble
Synonyms 8-Quinolinol;1-Azanaphthalene-8-ol;Fennosan H 30; Hydroxybenzopyridine;Hoxybenzopyridine;Oxychinolin;Oxyquinoline;Phenopyridine;Quinophenol;Oxine