Product Name: Resorcinol
Appearance: White flakes
Packing: 25kg/Drum; 25kg/Bag
UN No.: UN 2876,Class 6.1DG
Resorcinol is a white flake crystal, flammable, sweet, and turns pink when exposed to the air. Soluble in water, ethanol, amyl alcohol, soluble in glycerol, ether, insoluble in chloroform, benzene, carbon disulfide. Toxic and irritating, the symptoms are similar to those of phenol poisoning, such as headache, dizziness, tachycardia, convulsions, etc.
Used in dye industry, plastic industry, medicine, rubber, etc. Resorcinol is mainly used in rubber adhesives, synthetic resins, dyes, preservatives, pharmaceuticals and analytical reagents, etc. Resorcinol is similar to phenol and cresol, and forms polycondensates with formaldehyde, which can be used for viscose making Tire cord binder for silk and nylon, preparation of wood glue, for the bonding of vinyl materials and metals, resorcinol is an intermediate of many azo dyes, fur dyes, and also a pharmaceutical intermediate p-amino Raw materials of salicylic acid.
Resorcinol has a bactericidal effect and can be used as a preservative, added in cosmetics and dermatological drug pastes and ointments, etc.