Dihydroxybenzoic acids are used as intermediates for pharmaceuticals and other organic synthesis. Used as matrix for ionization of peptides, proteins and carbohydrates. In industrial field used for resins, polyesters, plasticizers, dyestuffs, preservatives, and rubber chemicals. It is also used as is a selected phenol as MMP (Matrix Metalloproteinase) inhibitor.
Soluble in water, methanol and dimethyl sulfoxide.
Store away from strong oxidizing agents. keep container tightly closed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers.
|204° to 208°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECSNumber : DG8576490