Agent Name

Naphthoresorcinol

CAS Number

132-86-5

Formula

C10-H8-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,3-Dihydroxynaphthalene; 1,3-Naphthalenediol; Naphthalene-1,3-diol; Naphthoresorcinol; [ChemFinder] 3-Hydroxybenzocyclohexadien-1-one; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Clear solid; [Hawley] Tan powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as an analytical reagent and to make dyes and pharmaceuticals; [Hawley]

Comments

A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Resorcinol." See "POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

7.15E-6 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

mp = 124 deg C; [Ullmann]

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