hydroquinone

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hydroquinone

 [hi″dro-kwin´ōn]
a topical agent used to bleach hyperpigmented skin.

hydroquinone

(hī′drō-kwĭ-nōn′, -kwĭn′ōn′) also

hydroquinol

(-kwĭn′ôl′, -ōl′)
n.
A white crystalline phenol, C6H6O2, used as an antioxidant, photographic developer, stabilizer, and reagent.
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Compound C18-silica PS-DVB PGC Benzene 2.20 3.50 1.45 Monosubstituted Aniline 1.10 2.50 1.35 Phenol 1.55 2.40 1.80 Benzoic acid 1.90 3.20 2.40 Nitrobenzene 2.05 3.60 2.45 Polysubstituted 4-Aminophenol - 1.10 2.05 1,4-Diaminobenzene - 1.20 2.40 4-Aminobenzoic acid - 2.00 2.85 4-Hydroxybenzoic acid - 2.30 2.70 3,5-Dihydroxybenzoic acid - 1.35 3.00 1,3-Dihydroxybenzene - 1.35 2.35 1,4-Dihydroxybenzene - 0.85 2.15 1,3,5-Trihydroxybenzene - 0.50 2.70 -not retained TABLE 2.