Tetrahydroxy-1,4-benzoquinone biscarbonate

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Tetrahydroxy-1,4-benzoquinone biscarbonate
Skeletal formula of tetrahydroxybenzoquinone biscarbonate
Space-filling model of the tetrahydroxybenzoquinone biscarbonate molecule
Names
IUPAC name
[1,3]dioxolo[4,5-f][1,3]benzodioxole-2,4,6,8-tetrone
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
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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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]

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References[edit]

  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