2-Methylresorcinol in Hair Bleaching and Hair Coloring Application
Synonyms:2,6-Toluenediol; 2-Methylresorcin; 2-Methyl-1,3-benzenediol; 2-Methyl-1,3-dihydroxybenzene; gamma-Orcinol; 2,6-Dihydroxytoluene
Molecular formula: C7H8O2
Molecular weight: 124.14
CAS number: 608-25-3
EINECS number: 210-155-8
2-Methylresorcinol is grey or light brown crystalline powder.
Purity: ≥98,5% (HLPC)
Loss on drying: ≤0,5%
Residue on ignition: ≤1,0%
Iron PPM: ≤40
Content of Resorcinol: ≤1,0%
The Transmittance: ≥80%
Boiling point: 264°C
Melting point: 117°C-121°C
Solubility in water: Soluble at 25°C
2-Methylresorcinol is an intermediate for chemicals and personal care products.
2-Methylresorcinol is used in oxidative and non-oxidative hair dye formulations at a maximum on-head concentration of 1.8%.
2-Methylresorcinol is available in 25 kg drums.
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.