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40731-98-4 - 4-Hydroxy-1-indanone, 97% - H56184 - Alfa Aesar

H56184 4-Hydroxy-1-indanone, 97%

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5g 342.00
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4-Hydroxy-1-indanone, 97%


Chemical Properties

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Melting point
Soluble in ethanol. (25mg/ml)


4-Hydroxy-1-indanone is a hydroxylated indanone used for synthesis. It is an important raw material and intermediate used in Organic Synthesis, Pharmaceuticals, Agrochemicals and Dyestuffs.


Incompatible with oxidizing agents. Store at room temperature. Avoid excessive heat and light.

Literature References

Joseph G. Cannon.; Russell G. Dushin.; John Paul Long.; Mustafa Ilhan.; Noel D. Jones.; John K. Swartzendruber. Synthesis and dopaminergic activity of (R)- and (S)-4-hydroxy-2-(di-n-propylamino)indan. J. Med. Chem. 1985, 28 (4),515-518.

Maike Fischer.; Peter Wan. Nonlinear Solvent Water Effects in the Excited-State (Formal) Intramolecular Proton Transfer (ESIPT) in m-Hydroxy-1,1-diaryl Alkenes:? Efficient Formation of m-Quinone Methides. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999, 121 (19),4555-4562.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P312-P321-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Specific treatment (see label). Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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