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Alfa Aesar™ 2-Methylresorcinol, 98%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 2-Methylresorcinol
CAS 608-25-3
Molecular Formula C7H8O2
Formula Weight 124.14g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002271
UN Number UN2811
Beilstein 2042177
Synonym 2,6-Dihydroxytoluene
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AAA118210B

 
alfa aesar™
A11821-0B
1000g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1182130

 
alfa aesar™
A11821-30
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 118° to 122°C
Boiling Point 264°C
Flash Point 135°C (275°F)
Quantity 1000g
Chemical Name or Material 2-Methylresorcinol
CAS 608-25-3
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula C7H8O2
Formula Weight 124.14g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002271
UN Number UN2811
Beilstein 2042177
Synonym 2,6-Dihydroxytoluene
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H301-H315-H319-H335
Toxic if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P301+P310-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: TOXIC SOLIDS, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
RTECS Number VH2009500
TSCA TSCA

Applications
2-Methylresorcinol is used in the preparation of aromatic benziporphyrins, tripyrrane analogs and C-5-bromo-2-hydroxyphenylcalix[4]-2-methylresorcinarene. Further, it is employed in oxidative and non-oxidative hair dye formulations.

Solubility
Soluble in water and methanol.

Notes
Incompatible with acid chlorides, acid anhydrides and oxidizing agents

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P301+P310-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H301-H315-H319-H335
Toxic if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.