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Sigma-Aldrich

Pyrocatechol

purified by sublimation, ≥99.5%

Synonym(s):
1,2-Benzenediol, 1,2-Dihydroxybenzene, 2-Hydroxyphenol, Catechol
Linear Formula:
C6H4-1,2-(OH)2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
110.11
Beilstein:
471401
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

material

white

Quality Level

vapor density

3.8 (vs air)

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 75 °C)
10 mmHg ( 118.3 °C)

assay

≥99.5%

purified by

sublimation

bp

245 °C (lit.)

mp

100-103 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

Oc1ccccc1O

InChI

1S/C6H6O2/c7-5-3-1-2-4-6(5)8/h1-4,7-8H

InChI key

YCIMNLLNPGFGHC-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Pyrocatechol may be used in the synthesis of micro-mesoporous carbon aerogels.

Packaging

5 g in glass bottle

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Dermal - Acute Tox. 3 Oral - Carc. 1B - Eye Dam. 1 - Muta. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - Skin Sens. 1

Storage Class Code

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

260.6 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

127 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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