Agent Name

1,3-Cyclohexanedione

Alternative Name

Dihydroresorcinol

CAS Number

504-02-9

Formula

C6-H8-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Dihydroresorcinol; 1,3-Benzenediol, dihydro-; 1,3-Cyclohexandione; 1,3-Cyclohexanone; Cyclohexane-1,3-dione; Hydroresorcinol; Resorcinol, dihydro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Aliphatic Ketones, Other

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] Light brown powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

May cause irritation; Oral LD50 (rat) = 1,600-2,500 mg/kg; Harmful by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Cyclohexanone."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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