Anthraquinone Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Anthraquinone Properties


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Anthraquinone is an aromatic organic compound. This compound is an important member of the quinone family. It is a building block of many dyes and is industrially used in bleaching pulp for papermaking. A large industrial application of anthraquinones is for the production of hydrogen peroxide. Derivatives of 9,10-anthraquinone include many important drugs.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Yellow solid
Boiling Point 379.8 °C
CAS Number 84-65-1 
ChEBI 40448
Density 1.308 g/cm3
EINECS Number 201-549-0
IUPAC Name Anthraquinone
LR Assay 98%
Lab Grade LR
Melting Point 286 °C
Molar Mass 208.21 g/mol
Molecular Formula C14H8O2
NFPA 704 H-0,F-1,R-0,C-NA
RTECS Number CB4725000
Related Compounds Quinone;Anthracene
Solubility <0.1 g/100 ml
Synonyms 9,10-Anthracenedione;Anthradione;9,10-Anthrachinon;Anthracene-9,10-quinone;9,10-Dihydro-9,10-dioxoanthracene;Hoelite;Morkit; Corbit uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X