1,8-dihydroxyanthraquinone

1,8-dihydroxyanthraquinone

[¦wən ¦āt ¦dī‚hī¦dräk·sē‚an·thrə·kwə′nōn]
(organic chemistry)
C14H8O4 Orange, needlelike crystals that dissolve in glacial acetic acid; used as an intermediate in the commercial preparation of indanthrene and alizarin dyestuffs. Also known as chrysazin.
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