Agent Name

1,5-Dihydroxynaphthalene

CAS Number

83-56-7

Formula

C10-H8-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,5-Naphthalenediol; 1,5-Dihydroxynapthalene; C.I. 76625; CI 76625; Durafur Developer E; Oxidation Base; [ChemIDplus] Azurol; [Ullmann]

Category

Naphthols

Description

Orange powder; [ICSC]

Sources/Uses

Used to make dyes; [Hawley]

Comments

A mild eye irritant; [ICSC] A skin and eye irritant; May be harmful if ingested; [MSDSonline] See "1-Napththol" and "2-Naphthol." See "2,7-Naphthalenediol."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

7.15E-6 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 252 deg C; [ICSC] mp = 259-261 deg C; [MSDSonline]

Links to Other NLM Databases
Toxicity Information

Search TOXNET

Chemical Information

Search ChemIDplus

Related Information in HazMap
Other Information

No other related information on this agent was found.