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H46805 Sigma-Aldrich

2-Hydroxy-1,4-naphthoquinone

97%

Synonym: Lawsone, Natural Orange 6

  • CAS Number 83-72-7

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C10H6O3

  • Molecular Weight 174.15

  •  Colour Index Number 75480

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1565260

  •  EC Number 201-496-3

  •  MDL number MFCD00001678

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24895653

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Quality Level   200
assay   97%
mp   192-195 °C (dec.) (lit.)
λmax   452 nm
SMILES string   OC1=CC(=O)c2ccccc2C1=O
InChI   1S/C10H6O3/c11-8-5-9(12)10(13)7-4-2-1-3-6(7)8/h1-5,12H
InChI key   CSFWPUWCSPOLJW-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

2-Hydroxy-1,4-naphthoquinone is one among the forensic reagents used for fingerprint detection.

2-Hydroxy-1,4-naphthoquinone, produced from Lawsonia inermis, is an orange dye. It belongs to the class of naphthoquinone dyes. 2-Hydroxy-1,4-naphthoquinone is used to dye hair and to color textiles. It has antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antiviral and antineoplastic properties. 2-Hydroxy-1,4-naphthoquinone inhibits tumor cell growth. It stimulates the production of reactive oxygen species (ROS).

Application

2-Hydroxy-1,4-naphthoquinone has been used as a compound for the culture of schistosome worms.

Packaging

10, 25, 100 g in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Target organs 
Respiratory system
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
RTECS 
QL8200000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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