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Juglone Properties


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Juglone is an organic compound. It occurs naturally in the leaves, roots, husks, and bark of plants in the Juglandaceae family, particularly the black walnut, and is toxic or growth-stunting to many types of plants. It is sometimes used as a herbicide, as a dye for cloth and inks, and as a coloring agent for foods and cosmetics.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Yellow solid
CAS Number 481-39-0
Density 1.439 g/cm3
EINECS Number 207-567-5
IUPAC Name 5-Hydroxy-1,4-naphthalenedione
Melting Point 161-163 °C
Molar Mass 174.15 g/mol
Molecular Formula C10H6O3
RTECS Number QJ5775000
Synonyms 5-Hydroxy-1,4-naphthoquinone;5-Hydroxy-p-naphthoquinone;Regianin; 5-Hydroxynaphthoquinone;C.I. Natural Brown 7;C.I. 75500;Nucin;NCI 2323;Oil Red BS
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