Agent Name

Quinhydrone

CAS Number

106-34-3

Formula

C6-H6-O2.C6-H4-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2,5-Cyclohexadiene-1,4-dione compd. with 1,4-benzenediol (1:1); Chinhydron [Czech]; Green hydroquinone; Hydroquinone, compd. with p-benzoquinone; p-Benzoquinhydrone; p-Benzoquinone, compd. with hydroquinone; p-Benzoquinone-hydroquinone compound (1:1); [ChemIDplus] UN2811

Category

Phenols

Description

Green solid with a metallic luster; [Merck Index] Dark green crystalline powder; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Composed of hydroquinone and quinone (1:1); Used in pH determinations; [Merck Index]

Comments

An irritant; Harmful by ingestion; [Acros Organics MSDS] See "Hydroquinone.", See "Quinone."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

9.84E-9 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Toxic solid, organic, n.o.s."

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