120-80-9 Catechol

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CAS 120-80-9 -

CAS Number:  120-80-9

Chemical Name:  Catechol

Type of Toxicity:  cancer

Listing Mechanism:  Authoritative Bodies (AB)

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Date Listed:  15-Jul-03

Chemical Formula:  C6H6O2

EC Number (EINECS):  204-427-5

Synonyms:  Pyrocatechol;o-Benzenediol;o-Dihydroxybenzene;o-Dioxybenzene;o-Hydroxyphenol;o-Phenylenediol;c.i. Oxidation base 26;c.i. 76500;Catechol;Catechol (phenol);Durafur developer c;Fouramine pch;Fourrine 68;Oxyphenic acid;Pelagol grey c;Phthalhydroquinone;Pyrocatechin;Pyrocatechine;1,2-Dihydroxybenzene;2-Hydroxyphenol;o-Hydroquinone;Benzene, o-dihydroxy-;NCI-C55856;o-Diphenol;Katechol;Pyrokatechin;Pyrokatechol;Kachin;Catechin;Catechin (phenol);2H-1-Benz

Appearance:  white to tan solid

Melting Point:  104 - 106 C

Boiling Point:  245 C

Vapor Pressure:  1 mm Hg at 75 C

Flash Point:  137 C

Explosion Limits:  1.97% (lower)

Stability:  Stable. Substances to be avoided include acid chlorides, acid anhydrides, bases, oxidizing agents, nitric acid. Light sensitive; may discolour on exposure to air. Combustible.

Molecular Weight:  110.1106

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