Hydroquinone is an organic compound that is a type of phenol and it is a white granular solid that was named and founded all the way back in 1843. It’s got a lot of different uses but the majority of the uses are related to its action and how it is soluble in water. The biggest use of this chemicals lies in the developing of black and white photos for a lot of different photographers. Additionally, this chemical is naturally occurring and can be found in a couple different places such as in the defensive glands of the bombardier beetle along with a couple other naturally occurring places. This chemical is thought to be an active toxin in some mushrooms and it is a chemical compound also found in a beaver’s castor sacs.