Phthalocyanine Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Phthalocyanine Properties


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Phthalocyanine is an intensely blue-green coloured macrocyclic compound that is widely used in dyeing.They are also used as dyes or pigments.It is also commonly used as a dye in the manufacture of high-speed CD-R media.They are also used in paper industry.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Blue to Purple Powder
CAS Number 574-93-6
Density 1.52 g/cm3
EINECS Number 209-378-3
InChI 1S/C32H18N8/c1-2-10-18-17(9-1)25-33-26(18)38-28-21-13-5-6-14-22(21)30(35-28)40-32-24-16-8-7-15-23(24)31(36-32)39-29-20-12-4-3-11-19(20)27(34-29)37-25/h1-16H,(H2,33,34,35,36,37,38,39,40)
Melting Point >300 °C
Molar Mass 514.53 g/mol
Molecular Formula C32H18N8
Synonyms B-Phthalocyanine;Ci-74100;29h,31h-Phthalocyanine;29h,31h-Phthalocyanine Beta-Form;29h, 31h-Phthalocyanine Beta-Modification;5,28:14,19-Diimino-7,12:26,21-Dinitrilotetrabenzo(1,6,11,16)Tetraazac;Cipigmentblue16;Heliogenblue7560 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