Fine chemicals

5-Methylresorcinol monohydrate (Orcinol) specifications (pdf)

CAS number 6153-39-5
EC number 207-984-2
Formula C7H8O2 * H2O
Molecular weight 142.16
Appearance white to off-white crystalline solid
Assay, %, min. 99
Melting point, °С 61
Boiling point, °С 290
Other names:

Orcinol; 1,3-Dihydroxy-5-methylbenzene; 3-Hydroxy-5-methylphenol; 5-Methyl-1,3-benzenediol; 3,5-Dihydroxytoluene


Raw material for: food additives, drugs; bioactive derivatives, fungicides, cosmetics dyes and products, photochemistry, additives for polymers.