A key intermediate used to manufacture hair dyes.
Industry: Personal Care
Product group: Intermediates
Synonyms: gamma-Orcinol; 2,6-Dihydroxytoluene; 2,6-Toluenediol; 2-Methylresorcin; 2-Methyl-1,3-benzenediol; 2-Methyl-1,3-dihydroxybenzene
CAS number: 608-25-3
Description 2-Methylresorcinol is an off-white to light pink powder. Applications Intermediate for chemicals and personal care products Packaging 2-Methylresorcinol is available in 20 kg paper boxes. Other packaging may be considered on request. Storage and handling Store in a tightly closed container in a cool, dry and well-ventilated area, away from incompatible substances. Wash your hands thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Minimise dust generation and accumulation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Avoid ingestion and inhalation. Always refer to the Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for detailed information on storage and handling