4-Hexylresorcinol is an inhibitor of transglutaminase-2 in KB cells. Studies indicate that 4-Hexylresorcinol reduces DNA oxidative damage in human lymphocytes. is a substituted dihydroxybenzene used topically as an antiseptic for the treatment of minor skin infections. is a substituted phenol with bactericidal, antihelminthic and potential antineoplastic activities. The combination of 4-Hexylresorcinol and Cisplatin has been shown to inhibit tumor growth, cell growth, and KB cell viability.
Soluble in water. 0.05 g/100 mL (18°C)
Incompatible with acid chlorides, acid anhydrides, oxidizing agents. Store at room temperature.
|64° to 67°C|
|333° to 335°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Toxic if swallowed.
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 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.
RTECSNumber : VH1575000
TSCA : TSCA