Fine chemicals

5-Methylresorcinol (Orcinol anhydrous) specifications (pdf)

CAS number 504-15-4
EC number 207-984-2
Formula C7H8O2
Molecular weight 124.139
Appearance colourless to white to off-white crystalline solid
Assay, %, min. 99
Melting point, °С 107.5
Boiling point, °С 287-290
Other names:

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

Applications

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