1,5-Dihydroxynaphthalene is an intermediate of synthetic mordant azo dyes. It is an intermediate used in organic synthesis, pharmaceuticals, dyestuff fields and photograph industry.
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Shin-ya Takizawa.; Ryo Aboshi.; Shigeru Murata. Photooxidation of 1,5-dihydroxynaphthalene with iridium complexes as singlet oxygen sensitizers. Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2011, 10 (6), 895-903.
Hazard Statements: H302-H350
Harmful if swallowed. May cause cancer.
Precautionary Statements: P260-P201-P280-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Obtain special instructions before use. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.