Anthraquinone is a synthetic natural dye. The basic parent nucleus of anthraquinone compounds is the anthraquinone, and substituents such as hydroxyl group, hydroxymethyl group, methyl group, methoxy group, and the carboxyl group are often found in the parent nucleus.
Related Organic Chemcial CompoundsPhthalic Anhydride (PA)
Dyes generally have their own color and can be in a molecular or dispersion state to other substances to obtain bright and firm color compounds.
Anthraquinone is made up of sulfur trioxide, mixt. with sulfuric acid, hydrochloric acid, aluminum chloride, benzene, phthalic anhydride, and sodium carbonate.
Anthraquinone is used not only as colorants but also in medical applications, for example, as a laxative and antimicrobial agent.