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Lawsone (2-Hydroxy-1,4-Naphthoquinone)

Lawsone, also known as hennotannic acid, is a red-orange dye present in the leaves of the henna plant as well as in the flower of water hyacinth. Humans have used henna extracts containing lawsone as hair and skin dyes for more than 5000 years.
In cosmetics, Lawsone (2-hydroxy-1,4-naphthoquinone) is the principal colouring ingredient in henna, a colour additive used in cosmetics as a hair-dye and for body art.

Product Details

Category Cosmetic Raw Materials
Price POA
CAS Number 83-72-7
Formula  C10H6O3
Molecular Weight  174.15
Purity 97%
Appearance Faint yellow to dark orange powder
Availability In Stock
Storage Conditions Room temperature

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