INCI Name: Resorcinol
Other names: 1,3-benzenediol, 1,3-dihydroxybenzene, C.I. 76505
RIDADR: UN 2876 6.1 / PGIII
Quality standards: Chinese Pharmacopoeia
Application in cosmetics: cosmetics and personal care products. Hair dyeing, masking
Resorcine is used in the following products: pH regulators and water treatment products, laboratory chemicals and cosmetics and personal care products.
Resorcinol is used in the synthesis of pharmaceuticals and various organic compounds. It is likewise used in plasticizers and diazo dyes. It can be applied in the qualitative determination of ketoses in the Seliwanoff test. Resorcinol-formaldehyde resin has shown useful application in endodontic therapy in russian red. It is an indispensable element for spectrophotometric determination of nitrate concentrations in seawater.