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135011 Sigma-Aldrich

1,2-Dihydroxybenzene

ReagentPlus®, ≥99%

Synonym: 1,2-Benzenediol, 1,2-Dihydroxybenzene, Catechol, Pyrocatechol

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Properties

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grade   ReagentPlus®
vapor density   3.8 (vs air)
vapor pressure   1 mmHg ( 75 °C)
  10 mmHg ( 118.3 °C)
InChI Key   YCIMNLLNPGFGHC-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99%
bp   245 °C(lit.)
mp   100-103 °C(lit.)

Description

Packaging

3, 5 kg in fiber drum

5, 100, 500 g in glass bottle

Application

1,2-Dihydroxybenzene may be used as raw material for the industrial synthesis of rubber, dyes, plastics, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.

General description

1,2-Dihydroxybenzene (a phenolic compound) is a useful industrial chemical. It is an ortho isomeric form of dihydroxybenzene. It is commonly referred to as catechol or pyrocatechol. Its standard molar enthalpy of combustion and sublimation at 298.15K have been evaluated by static-bomb calorimetry and microcalorimetry, respectively.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
UN2811 - class 6.1 - PG 3 - RQ - Toxic solids, organic, n.o.s. HI: all
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
UX1050000
Flash Point(F) 
260.6 °F
Flash Point(C) 
127 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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