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Menadione Powder

Menadione Powder

Product Details:


Product Description

Product Name : Menadione

IUPAC Name : 2-Methylnaphthalene-1,4-dione

CAS NO. : 58-27-5

Molar Mass: 172.18 g/mol

Chemical Formula : C11H8O2

Solubility in water: Insoluble

Appearance : Bright yellow crystals

Melting Point : 105 to 107 °C

Boiling Point : 304.5 °C

Density : 1.225g/cm3

SYNONYMS : Menaphthone; Vitamin K3; β-Methyl-1,4-naphthoquinone; 2-Methyl-1,4-naphthodione; 2-Methyl-1,4-naphthoquinone

Description : Menadione is an organic compound with the chemical formula C11H8O2. It is an analog of 1,4-naphthoquinone with a methyl group in the 2-position. This compound is occasionally used as a nutritional supplement in animal feed because of its vitamin K activity.

Application : The primary known function of Menadione is to assist in the normal clotting of blood, but it may also play a role in normal bone calcification.


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