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Substance Name: Resorcinol [USP]
RN: 108-46-3
UNII: YUL4LO94HK
InChIKey: GHMLBKRAJCXXBS-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Molecular Formula

  • C6-H6-O2

Molecular Weight

  • 110.1114
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Drug / Therapeutic Agent
  • Human Data
  • Keratolytic
  • Mutation Data
  • Skin / Eye Irritant
  • Tumor Data

Superlist Classification Codes

  • Overall Carcinogenic Evaluation: Group 3
  • Reportable Quantity (RQ) = 5000 lb
  • TWA (10 ppm); STEL (20 ppm); Not classifiable as a human carcinogen

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • 1,3-Benzenediol
  • Resorcinol
  • Resorcinol [USP]

Synonyms

  • 1,3-Benzenediol
  • 1,3-Dihydroxybenzene
  • 3-Hydroxycyclohexadien-1-one
  • 3-Hydroxyphenol
  • 4-06-00-05658 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • AI3-03996
  • Benzene, 1,3-dihydroxy-
  • Benzene, m-dihydroxy-
  • BRN 0906905
  • C.I. 76505
  • C.I. Developer 4
  • C.I. Oxidation Base 31
  • Caswell No. 723
  • CCRIS 4052
  • Developer O
  • Developer R
  • Developer RS
  • Dihydroxybenzol
  • Durafur developer G
  • EC 203-585-2
  • EINECS 203-585-2
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 071401
  • FEMA No. 3589
  • Fouramine RS
  • Fourrine 79
  • Fourrine EW
  • HSDB 722
  • m-Benzenediol
  • m-Dihydroxybenzene
  • m-Dioxybenzene
  • m-Hydroquinone
  • m-Hydroxyphenol
  • Nako TGG
  • NCI-C05970
  • NSC 1571
  • Pelagol Grey RS
  • Pelagol RS
  • Phenol, m-hydroxy-
  • RCRA waste number U201
  • Resorcin
  • Resorcine
  • Resorcinol
  • Resorcinolum
  • Resorzin
  • UNII-YUL4LO94HK

Systematic Names

  • 1,3-Benzenediol
  • Resorcinol

Superlist Names

  • 1,3-Benzenediol
  • RCRA waste no. U201
  • Resorcinol
  • Resorcinol [UN2876] [Poison]
  • UN2876

Mixture Names

  • Acnomel
  • Rezamid
  • Sulforcin

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 108-46-3

FDA UNII

  • YUL4LO94HK

Related Registry Number

  • 6025-45-2 (di-hydrochloride salt)

System Generated Number

  • 0000108463

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C6H6O2/c7-5-2-1-3-6(8)4-5/h1-4,7-8H

InChIKey

GHMLBKRAJCXXBS-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

c1c(cccc1O)O

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
cat LDLo subcutaneous 110mg/kg (110mg/kg) BLOOD: METHEMOGLOBINEMIA-CARBOXYHEMOGLOBIN

BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD
Archiv fuer Experimentelle Pathologie und Pharmakologie. Vol. 72, Pg. 241, 1913.
dog LDLo intravenous 700mg/kg (700mg/kg)   "Abdernalden's Handbuch der Biologischen Arbeitsmethoden." Vol. 4, Pg. 1289, 1935.
frog LDLo parenteral 270mg/kg (270mg/kg) CARDIAC: OTHER CHANGES

BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

PERIPHERAL NERVE AND SENSATION: SPASTIC PARALYSIS WITH OR WITHOUT SENSORY CHANGE
Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's Archiv fuer Experimentelle Pathologie und Pharmakologie. Vol. 166, Pg. 437, 1932.
guinea pig LDLo subcutaneous 400mg/kg (400mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: COMA

BEHAVIORAL: TETANY

BEHAVIORAL: EXCITEMENT
Revue Medicale de la Suisse Romande. Vol. 15, Pg. 561, 1895.
human LDLo oral 29mg/kg (29mg/kg)   "Toxicology of Drugs and Chemicals," Deichmann, W.B., New York, Academic Press, Inc., 1969Vol. -, Pg. 519, 1969.
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 215mg/kg (215mg/kg)   Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine Vol. 61, Pg. 291, 1966.
mouse LD50 oral 200mg/kg (200mg/kg)   Japanese Journal of Toxicology. Vol. 4, Pg. 105, 1991.
mouse LD50 subcutaneous 213mg/kg (213mg/kg)   Zeitschrift fuer die Gesamte Innere Medizin und Ihre Grenzgebiete. Vol. 2, Pg. 333, 1947.
rabbit LD50 skin 3360mg/kg (3360mg/kg) SKIN AND APPENDAGES (SKIN): PRIMARY IRRITATION: AFTER TOPICAL EXPOSURE American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal. Vol. 37, Pg. 596, 1976.
rat LCLo inhalation 160mg/m3/1H (160mg/m3)   BIOFAX Industrial Bio-Test Laboratories, Inc., Data Sheets. Vol. 11-4/1970,
rat LD50 oral 301mg/kg (301mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

GASTROINTESTINAL: CHANGES IN STRUCTURE OR FUNCTION OF SALIVARY GLANDS

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA
BIOFAX Industrial Bio-Test Laboratories, Inc., Data Sheets. Vol. 11-4/1970,
rat LDLo subcutaneous 400mg/kg (400mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: COMA

BEHAVIORAL: TETANY

BEHAVIORAL: EXCITEMENT
Revue Medicale de la Suisse Romande. Vol. 15, Pg. 561, 1895.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 111 deg C   EXP
Boiling Point 280 deg C   EXP
pKa Dissociation Constant 9.32 (none)   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 0.8 (none)   EXP
Water Solubility 7.17E+05 mg/L 25 EXP
Henry's Law Constant 9.88E-11 atm-m3/mole 25 EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 2.00E-10 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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