quinhydrone


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quinhydrone

[kwin′hī‚drōn]
(organic chemistry)
C6H4O2·C6H4(OH)2 Green, water-soluble powder, subliming at 171°C; a compound of quinone and hydroquinone dissociating in solution.
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It was reported before that incomplete oxidation may result in formation of colored side-products such as hydroquinone, quinhydrone or even polymeric species (Alejandre et al., 1999).
Co-crystals represent a long known class of crystalline solids (quinhydrone was first reported in the 1840s by Wohler), but they remain relatively unexplored by chemists.
Instead, quinhydrone, a 1:1 addition compound of hydroquinone and quinone is isolated in high yields (70-90%).
The pH of mill waters at the beater, stuff box, and head box was determined electrometrically, using a quinhydrone electrode.