Monday, April 30, 2012



Anthraquinone is an organic compound whose structure serves as a basic building block for a number of naturally occurring plant pigments. The compound is used in the production of dyes and as a catalyst for the production of wood pulp.

Anthraquinone is a light yellow to green crystalline ( sand-like) substance. It is used in the manufacture of dyes and paper, as a medication, and as a bird repellent for seeds.

China is a large anthraquinone producing and exporting country. Major anthraquinone producers in China include Jiangyin Changjiang Chemical Plant and Changzhou Yabang Dyestuff Co., Ltd, etc. With the anthraquinone demand of the domestic and foreign markets rising continuously, the number of anthraquinone producers in China rises year by year.

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