1.07590 SAFC


extra pure

Synonym: 1,3-Dihydroxybenzene, Resorcinol

  • CAS Number 108-46-3

  • Linear Formula C6H4(OH)2

  • Molecular Weight 110.11

  •  MDL number MFCD00002269

  •  EC Index Number 203-585-2



Related Categories APIs (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients) and Excipients, Biopharmaceutical Process Development and Manufacturing, Excipients, Ingredients for Liquid Dosage Formulation, Ingredients for Semisolid Formulation,
Quality Level   100
vapor pressure   0.1 hPa ( 20 °C)
autoignition temp.   605 °C
potency   301 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)
  3360 mg/kg LD50, skin (Rabbit)
expl. lim.   1.4 % (v/v)
pH   4-6 (20 °C, 100 g/L in H2O)
bp   281 °C/1013 hPa
mp   109-111 °C
transition temp   flash point 127 °C
solubility   1000 g/L
density   1.28 g/cm3 at 20 °C
bulk density   600‑700 kg/m3
InChI   1S/C6H6O2/c7-5-2-1-3-6(8)4-5/h1-4,7-8H
storage conditions   Store at +15°C to +25°C.



The specification of the product is part of the Emprove® Material Qualification Dossier and can be found under "General Properties".

Analysis Note

Assay (bromatometric, calculated on dried substance): 99.0 - 100.5 %
Identity: passes test
Appearance of solution: passes test
Acidity or alkalinity: passes test
Melting range (lower value): ≥ 109 °C
Melting range (upper value): ≤ 111 °C
Heavy metals (as Pb): ≤ 0.0005 %
Catechol: passes test
Catechin: passes test
Phenol: ≤ 0.01 %
Related substances: passes test
Dichloromethane (HS-GC): ≤ 600 ppm
Other residual solvents (ICH Q3C): excluded by production process
Loss on drying: ≤ 1.0 %
Sulfated ash: ≤ 0.02 %
Meets analytical specifications of Ph Eur,USP.
The information provided does not imply the suitability of the product for any particular application. It is customer’s sole responsibility, prior to use, to determine that the product is suitable and permitted for the customer’s intended use and application.

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