4-Methylcatechol is used to synthesize antimicrobial, antioxidant. It also acts as effective inhibitor. It can be used to produce 4-bromo-5-methyl-pyrocatechol. It Increases Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor Content and mRNA Expression in Cultured Brain Cells and in Rat Brain In Vivo.
Soluble in water, methanol, acetone, ether, and alcohol.
Incompatible materials are Strong oxidizing agents, Strong bases. Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
|67° to 69°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Toxic if swallowed.
Toxic in contact with skin.
Harmful if inhaled.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
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.
Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECSNumber : UX1915000