Resorcinol is an antiseptic and a disinfectant, and a chemical intermediate for the production of many other pharmaceuticals is used to treat acne, seborrheic dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, and other skin disorders. Resorcinol is also used as a chemical intermediate for the synthesis of pharmaceuticals and other organic compounds. It is used in the production of diazo dyes and plasticizers and as a UV absorber in resins. An emerging use of resorcinol is as a template molecule in supramolecular chemistry

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CAS No108-46-3
Molecular Weight110.12
SynonymsResorcinol (USP);1,3-Dihydroxybenzene;Developer O;Fourrine EW;Fouramine RS;Dihydroxybenzol;C.I. 76505;m-Hydroquinone;C.I. Oxidation Base 31;3-Hydroxyphenol;Pelagol Grey RS;m-Dioxybenzene;Developer RS;Benzene, m-dihydroxy-;Benzene, 1,3-dihydroxy-;Developer R;C.I. Developer 4;RS 11H;Resorcin (JAN);Nako TGG;Resorcine, technical;3-Hydroxycyclohexadien-1-one;.alpha.-Resorcinol;Durafur Developer G;benzene-1,3-diol;m-Benzenediol;m-hydroxyphenol;1,3-benzenediol;Phenol, m-hydroxy-;Resorcin(indspec);Jarocol RL;NCI-C05970;Resorcin (TN) , resorcinol;
Density1.27 g/cm3
Melting Point109-112 �C(lit.)
Boiling Point279.999 �C at 760 mmHg
Flash Point131.928 �C
SolubilityWater solubility: 140 g/100 mL
Appearancecrystals or powder

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