Acenaphthoquinone

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Acenaphthoquinone
Skeletal formula
Ball-and-stick model
Names
Preferred IUPAC name
Acenaphthylene-1,2-dione
Other names
Acenaphthoquinone (no longer accepted even in general nomenclature[1])
Acenaphthenequinone
1,2-Acenaphthenequinone
Acenaphthenedione
1,2-Acenaphthylenedione
Acenaphthene-1,2-dione
1,2-Diketoacenaphthene
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.001.311
EC Number 201-441-3
KEGG
Properties
C12H6O2
Molar mass 182.18 g·mol−1
Appearance Purple-yellow crystals to brown powder
Melting point 257 to 261 °C (495 to 502 °F; 530 to 534 K)
Insoluble (90.1 mg/l)
Hazards
Main hazards Irritating
R-phrases (outdated) R36/37/38
S-phrases (outdated) S26, S37/39
NFPA 704
Flammability code 0: Will not burn. E.g., water Health code 2: Intense or continued but not chronic exposure could cause temporary incapacitation or possible residual injury. E.g., chloroform Reactivity code 0: Normally stable, even under fire exposure conditions, and is not reactive with water. E.g., liquid nitrogen Special hazards (white): no codeNFPA 704 four-colored diamond
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Acenaphthoquinone is a quinone derived from acenaphthene. It is insoluble in water, but soluble in alcohol, it is used as an intermediate for the manufacturing of dyes, pharmaceuticals and pesticides. It is also used in chemical research as a drug and therapeutic agent.

The substance is classified as an irritant, its carcinogenic properties have not been fully investigated yet.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nomenclature of Organic Chemistry : IUPAC Recommendations and Preferred Names 2013 (Blue Book). Cambridge: The Royal Society of Chemistry. 2014. p. 724. doi:10.1039/9781849733069-FP001. ISBN 978-0-85404-182-4. 

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