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DDQ

(2,3-Dichloro-5,6-dicyano-1,4-benzoquinone)


Other Names:

2,3-Dichloro-5,6-dicyano-p-benzoquinone






General Information:


Structure:



CAS Number: 84-58-2

Molecular Weight: 227.00 g/mol

Appearance: Yellow to orange powder


DDQ is a mild oxidizing agent useful mainly for dehydrogenation reactions.




References:


1) Wikipedia: 2,3-Dichloro-5,6-dicyano-1,4-benzoquinone (link)

2) www.sigmaaldrich.com: 2,3-Dichloro-5,6-dicyano-p-benzoquinone (link)