Agent Name

Phloroglucinol dihydrate

CAS Number

6099-90-7

Formula

C6-H6-O3.2H2-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Phloroglucinol, dihydrate; 1,3,5-Benzenetriol, dihydrate; [ChemIDplus] Spasfon-Lyoc; Spassirex; [Merck Index]

Category

Phenols

Description

Colorless odorless solid; [Merck Index] White or cream odorless crystalline powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in diazo-type printing, textile dyeing, cosmetics (antioxidant), hair colorants, cloud seeding, tree and shrub rooting, and antispasmodics; [Merck Index]

Comments

Intraperitoneal lethal-dose (mouse) > 500 mg/kg; [RTECS] A skin, respiratory tract, and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Phloroglucinol."

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