1-Naphthol Quick Details

Chemical Name: 1-Naphthol

CAS No.: 90-15-3

Molecular Formula: C10H8O

Chemical Structure:  

EINECS No.: 201-969-4

Density: 1.224

Flash point: 125 °C

RIDADR: UN 2811 6.1/PG 3


1-Naphthol Typical Properties


Item Specification
Appearance Colorless or yellow diamond crystal or powder
Content of 1-naphtho ,≥ 99.5%
2-naphthol ,≤ 0.5%
Crystallization point,≥ 94.5℃


 1-Naphthol Usage

1. 1-naphthol, also known as α-naphthol, naphthol, α-hydroxynaphthalene, is a key intermediate in the production of the insecticide carbaryl.

2.1-naphthol is used in the dye industry to produce acid yellow 1, acid orange 20, mordant black 3, mordant black 11, solvent red 3, solvent orange  5, oil palm GB, etc.

3.It can be used in the pharmaceutical industry to make preservatives and anti-corrosion drug

4.It is an effective antioxidant for many aldehydes and mineral oils and vegetable oils.

5.A color former widely used in synthetic perfumes, rubber anti-aging agents and color films


1-Naphthol Packaging and Shipping 



1-Naphthol Storage

Avoid freezing environment.

Keep in the dark cool dry place.

Shelf life: 24 months.