Synonyms: "2-naphthalenol", "beta-naphthol", "naphthalen-2-ol", "betanaphthol", "2-hydroxynaphthalene", "isonaphthol"
Source: 2-naphthol is used in making azo dyes, pigments, fluorescent whiteners, tanning agents, antioxidants, and antiseptics. As well as, a starting material to produce 2-hydroxynaphthalene-3-carbonic acid, 2-hydroxynaphthalenesulfonic acids, 2-naphthylamine, 2-phenylnaphthylamine and 2-ethoxynaphthalene (fragrance). 2-naphthol is part of fungicides and is also used as a strong antiseptic and antioxidant for turpentine and rubbers.
IUPAC Name: naphthalen-2-ol
CAS Number: 135-19-3
PubChem ID: 8663
Canonical SMILES: C1=CC=C2C=C(C=CC2=C1)O
Molecular Formula: C10H8O
Molecular Weight: 144,1699
Number of bond donors: 1
Number of bond acceptors: 1
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 11
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