Alfa Aesar 1,4-Naphthoquinone, 97+% (dry wt.), cont. up to 5% water
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A109580E
1,4-Naphthoquinone is used as a strong dienophile in Diels-Alder reaction. It is also used as a precursor to anthroquinone and 5-nitro-1,4-naphthalenedione, which finds application in the preparation of aminoanthroquinone and is also used as a dye precursor. It is a basic component of Vitamin K.
Soluble in alkali hydroxide solvents, sparingly soluble in petroleum ether and water. Freely soluble in carbondioxide, acetic acid, benzene and choloroform.
Light sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong reducing agents.
|Contains up to 5% water|
|120° to 124°C|
|≥97%, (dry wt.)|
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
Toxic if swallowed.
Toxic in contact with skin.
Fatal if inhaled.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Wear protective gloves/clothing.
Avoid release to the environment.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF exposed or if you feel unwell: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: I; Proper Shipping Name: TOXIC SOLIDS, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
RTECSNumber : QL7175000
TSCA : TSCA
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