Resorcinol

Synonyms: Benzene-1,3-diol, m-dihydroxybenzene; 1,3-benzenediol, 1,3-Dihydroxybenzene; 3-Hydroxyphenol; m-hydroquinone; m-benzenediol
Transport Information
Hazard Class
UN Number
Packing Group
6.1
2876
III
CAS Number
108-46-3
Import Duty
2907.21.00.00

Antiseptic and disinfectant; topical acne treatment; anti-dandruff agent in shampoo or sunscreen cosmetics; used as a chemical intermediate for the synthesis of pharmaceuticals; used in the production of diazo dyes and plasticizer; UV absorber in resins;  template molecule in supramolecular chemistry; analytical reagent for the qualitative determinaion of ketose; starting material for resorcinarene molecules and the initiating explosive lead styphnate; helps breakdown hard, rough skin.