Applications: 2-hydroxynaphthalene used as antiseptic, anthelmintic and counter-irritant in alopecia,Display device, semiconductors, photoimaging materials, inks, toner, chalk, security paper, molding materials, tin plating method, rubber, adhesive, leather, detergent, hair dyes, antimitotic drug, anticancer agent, antiinflammatory agent, treatment of acne vulgaris (pimples) and other dermal ailments (rashes, scratches, blemishes, hair loss), disorders.
Synonyms: 2-Naphthalenol; 2-Hydroxynaphthalene; Azogen Developer A; Betanaphthol; C.I. 37500; C.I. Developer 5; Developer A; Developer AMS; Developer BN; Developer NA; Isonaphthol; NSC 2044; NSC 5737; Naphthol B; β-Hydroxynaphthalene; β-Naphthol; β-Naphthyl Alcohol;
Appearance: Pale Purple to Pale Brown Solid
Melting Point: 120-123°C