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P0381 Sigma-Aldrich

Pyrogallol

≥98% (HPLC)

Synonym: 1,2,3-Trihydroxybenzene, 2,3-Dihydroxyphenol, Pyrogallic acid

  • CAS Number 87-66-1

  • Linear Formula C6H3(OH)3

  • Molecular Weight 126.11

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 907431

  •  EC Number 201-762-9

  •  MDL number MFCD00002192

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24898098

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Properties

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Quality Level   100
vapor density   4.4 (vs air)
vapor pressure   10 mmHg ( 167.7 °C)
assay   ≥98% (HPLC)
form   powder
application(s)   cell analysis: suitable
pH   5.8 (10 g/L)
bp   309 °C (lit.)
mp   133-134 °C (lit.)
solubility   ethanol: 50 mg/mL, clear, colorless
SMILES string   Oc1cccc(O)c1O
InChI   1S/C6H6O3/c7-4-2-1-3-5(8)6(4)9/h1-3,7-9H
InChI key   WQGWDDDVZFFDIG-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Pyrogallol is a polyphenol and allelochemical, found on Microcystis aeruginosa and Emblica officinalis.

Application

Pyrogallol has been used:
• in the superoxide dismutase (SOD) assay
• to induce modification in mitochondrial DNA and to characterize the same
• as a standard to confirm the presence of pyrogallol in butanol fraction of white rose petal extract

Packaging

100, 500 g in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Pyrogallol induces superoxide anion (O2-) generation and in the presence of metal ions, it stimulates oxidative damage to DNA and lipids.

Quality

May contain black specks.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
UN 2811 6.1 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
UX2800000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

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