Alfa Aesar 5-Hydroxy-1,4-naphthoquinone, 99%
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar H2834303
5-Hydroxy-1,4-naphthoquinone is used as a natural dye in cloth, fabrics, wool and ink. It is a coloring agent for food and cosmetics. It is involved in the synthesis of poly(hydroxyl-1,4-naphthoquinone) stabilized gold nanoparticles (AuNQ NPs), which is used for nonenzymatic electrochemical detection of glucose.
Soluble in alcohol, chloroform, dimethylsulfoxide, ether and aqueous solution of alkalies. Slightly soluble in water.
Light sensitive. Incompatible with strong bases, strong reducing agents and strong oxidizing agents.
|161° to 163°C|
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
Toxic if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: TOXIC SOLIDS, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
RTECSNumber : QJ5775000