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Quinizarin Properties


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Quinizarine is an organic compound derived from anthroquinone. It is an inexpensive dye that is used to colour gasoline and some heating oils. It is used as an intermediate for the synthesis of indanthrene- and alizarin-derived dyes. It is also used to form lake pigments with calcium, barium, and lead.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Orange or red-brown crystalline powder
Boiling Point 450 °C
CAS Number 81-64-1
Density 1.54 g/cm3
EINECS Number 201-368-7
IUPAC Name 1,4-Dihydroxyanthracene-9,10-dione
InChI 1S/C14H8O4/c15-9-5-6-10(16)12-11(9)13(17)7-3-1-2-4-8(7)14(12)18/h1-6,15-16H
Melting Point 198-199 °C
Molar Mass 240.21 g/mol
Molecular Formula C14H8O4
RTECS Number CB6600000
Solubility <1 g/l
Synonyms Quinizarin;Solvent Orange 86;9,10-Anthracenedione,1,4-dihydroxy-;1,4-Dihydroxyanthraquinone
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