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1056504 USP

1,4-Benzoquinone

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

Synonym: p-Benzoquinone, Quinone

  • CAS Number 106-51-4

  • Linear Formula C6H4(=O)2

  • Molecular Weight 108.09

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 773967

  •  MDL number MFCD00001591

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329748905

  •  NACRES NA.24

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grade   pharmaceutical primary standard
vapor density   3.73 (vs air)
vapor pressure   0.1 mmHg ( 25 °C)
form   neat
autoignition temp.   815 °F
mfr. no.   USP
mp   113-115 °C (lit.)
Featured Industry   Pharmaceutical (small molecule)
format   neat
SMILES string   O=C1C=CC(=O)C=C1
InChI   1S/C6H4O2/c7-5-1-2-6(8)4-3-5/h1-4H
InChI key   AZQWKYJCGOJGHM-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Benzoquinone is a toxic xenobiotic intermediate of benzene derivative formed by oxidative degradation. It is mostly used in wastewater industries.

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.  ​

Other Notes

USP issued SDS can be found here.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Signal word 
Danger
Target organs 
Respiratory system
RIDADR 
UN 2587 6.1 / PGII
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
No data available
Flash Point(C) 
No data available

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