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Hydroquinone and its most common uses

  • May 29, 2012
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Parchem is in a position to be a leading supplier of Hydroquinone. Hydroquinone is an organic based aromatic compound that comes in a white granular solid / flake.

Hydroquinone’s most common use is its ability to act as a reducing agent that is water soluble. Hydroquinone is used in photographic film and paper where it acts as a reducing agent, reducing silver halides to elemental silver. Since it is known for its reducing ability, Hydroquinone is also polymerization inhibitor for Acrylic acid, Methyl Methacrylate, Cyanoacrylate, and other monomers that are commonly used in adhesives, glue, and other types of bonding applications.

Hydroquinone is also commonly used in cosmetic applications, particularly in skin whitening compositions in typical concentrations of 2-4%. Hydroquinone’s other uses include chemical synthesis, agrochemical manufacturing, dye manufacturing, and as an anti-oxidant due to its anti-oxidation properties.

Parchem has established itself as one of the leading suppliers of Hydroquinone in the U.S. market Please contact Parchem for any Hydroquinone supply needs you may have.


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