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phenethyl resorcinol
1,3-benzenediol, 4-(1-phenylethyl)-, (+/-)

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CAS Number: 85-27-8Picture of molecule3D/inchi
Nikkaji Web:J2.374.164D
XlogP3-AA:3.50 (est)
Molecular Weight:214.26398000
Formula:C14 H14 O2
NMR Predictor:Predict (works with chrome or firefox)
Category:cosmetic agents, highly efficient skin lightener
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Physical Properties:
Appearance:white crystalline solid (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Boiling Point: 396.00 to 397.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg (est)
Flash Point: 347.00 °F. TCC ( 175.20 °C. ) (est)
logP (o/w): 3.017 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, 265 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: antioxidants
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
Symwhite 377 (Phenyl Ethyl Resorcinol)
Kingyoung Bio Technical
Phenylethyl Resorcinol
Phenethyl Resorcinol
SymWhite® 377
Odor: characteristic
Use: Highly effective skin brightener
SymWhite® PLUS
Odor: characteristic
Use: SymWhite® PLUS is a blend of SymWhite® 377, bisabolol and pentylene glycol, stabilized in neutral oil. Proven skin brightening efficacy, reduction of appearance of dark hair and evening of skin tone are the main functions of SymWhite® PLUS. Powerful anti-oxidant activity helps to reduce the inflammatory response and melanocyte stimulation. Potent IL-1-a and TNF-a inhibition reduce inflammatory response leading to hyperpigmentation. All ingredients of SymWhite® PLUS are China compliant (SFDA approved).
For experimental / research use only.
4-(a-Methylbenzyl)resorcinol >98.0%(GC)
Vigon International
Symwhite 377 (Phenyl Ethyl Resorcinol)
Vigon International
Symwhite Plus
Safety Information:
Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
Not determined
Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
Safety in Use Information:
Category: cosmetic agents, highly efficient skin lightener
Recommendation for phenethyl resorcinol usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Recommendation for phenethyl resorcinol flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
Safety References:
EPI System: View
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :11171903
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Pubchem (cid):11171903
Pubchem (sid):135267227
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009 (pdf)
Videos:The Periodic Table of Videos
tgsc:Atomic Weights use for this web site
(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):Search
Export Tariff Code:2907.29.9000
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
None Found
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
1,3-benzenediol, 4-(1-phenylethyl)-
1,3-benzenediol, 4-(1-phenylethyl)-, (+/-)
 caprylic/capric triglyceride, pentylene glycol, phenylethyl resorcinol, bisabolol, butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane
 phenyl ethyl resorcinol
 phenylethyl resorcinol
(+/-)-phenylethyl resorcinol
 symwhite 377 (Symrise)
 symwhite plus (Symrise)
None found
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