THQ Toluhydroquinone

Key Applications

antioxidant; catalyst; photographic developer; inhibitor; intermediate ​

Product Description

THQ is a primary inhibitor similar to HQ, however, as an intermediate the additional methyl group provides some shielding effect. It also offers better solubility in styrene than HQ. It's often used as a cook stabilizer for highly reactive unsaturated polyesters. As an antioxidant, it's typically used in oleates, linseed oil and other nonfood fats and oils. ​


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