Tetrahydroxy-1,4-benzoquinone biscarbonate

Summary

Skeletal formula of tetrahydroxybenzoquinone biscarbonate
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Names
Preferred IUPAC name
2H,6H-Benzo[1,2-d:4,5-d′]bis([1,3]dioxole)-2,4,6,8-tetrone
Identifiers
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ChemSpider
  • 10311360 ☒N
  • 13382131
  • InChI=1S/C8O8/c9-1-3-5(15-7(11)13-3)2(10)6-4(1)14-8(12)16-6 ☒N
    Key: KLJYZROROSJGHR-UHFFFAOYSA-N ☒N
  • InChI=1/C8O8/c9-1-3-5(15-7(11)13-3)2(10)6-4(1)14-8(12)16-6
    Key: KLJYZROROSJGHR-UHFFFAOYAF
  • C12=C(C(=O)C3=C(C1=O)OC(=O)O3)OC(=O)O2
Properties
C8O8
Molar mass 224.08 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

Tetrahydroxy-1,4-benzoquinone biscarbonate is a chemical compound, an oxide of carbon with formula C
8
O
8
. Its molecule consists of a 1,4-benzoquinone core with the four hydrogen atoms replaced by two carbonate groups. It can be seen as a fourfold ester of tetrahydroxy-1,4-benzoquinone and carbonic acid.

The compound was obtained by C. Nallaiah in 1984, as a tetrahydrofuran solvate.[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ C. Nallaiah (1984), Synthesis of tetrahydroxy-1,4-benzoquinone biscarbonate and hexahydroxybenzene triscarbonate - new organic carbon oxidesTetrahedron, Volume 40, Issue 23, 1984, Pages 4897-4900 doi:10.1016/S0040-4020(01)91324-9