1,2-Benzoquinone

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1,2-Benzoquinone
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IUPAC name cyclohexa-3,5-diene-1,2-dione
Other names 1,2-benzoquinone, o-benzoquinone, o-quinone
Identifiers
CAS number 583-63-1
SMILES O=C1C=CC=CC1=O
Properties
Molecular formula C6H4O2
Molar mass 108.0964 g/mol
Related Compounds
Related compounds 1,4-benzoquinone quinone
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)

Infobox disclaimer and references

1,2-Benzoquinone, also cyclohexa-3,5-diene-1,2-dione, is a ketone, with formula C6H4O2. It is one of the two isomers of quinone, the other being 1,4-benzoquinone. 1,2-Benzoquinone is produced on oxidation of catechol.

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