CAS Number
SIN Groups
Other Aromatics
Reason for inclusion on the SIN List
Resorcinol is an endocrine disruptor affecting thyroid function as well as estrogen and glucose metabolism. It is categorized as an endocrine disruptor in the EU Commission EDC database.
Date for inclusion on the SIN List
2011 May
REACH status, appears on
Source: ESIS
CoRAP list
Registration information
Source: ESIS
Full registration
Hazard class and category code(s)
Source: ECHA
Acute Tox. 4 *
Eye Irrit. 2
Skin Irrit. 2
Aquatic Acute 1

Chemical information

EC number
Hazard statement code(s)
Source: ECHA
Registered production volume
Source: ECHA
10000 - 100000 tonnes per annum
(Bio)monitoring data
Resorcinol has been found in the aquatic environment
Possible uses
Source: HSDB
Tanning, resins, resin adhesives, explosives, dyes, tires & reinforced rubber products, conveyer belts, driving belts, wood adhesvies, dyes, pharmaceuticals, neoprene, cosmetics, photography, oxidation hair dyes, food contact surfaces.
Technical function of substances
Source: HSDB
Tanning, cross-linking agent, rubber tackifier, reactive adjuvant substance.
Registered use(s) - Sector End Use (SU)
Source: ECHA
SU 10: Formulation [mixing] of preparations and/or re-packaging (excluding alloys)
SU 11: Manufacture of rubber products
SU 12: Manufacture of plastics products, including compounding and conversion
SU 15: Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
SU 17: General manufacturing, e.g. machinery, equipment, vehicles, other transport equipment
SU 6a: Manufacture of wood and wood products
SU 8: Manufacture of  bulk, large scale chemicals (including petroleum products)
SU 9: Manufacture of fine chemicals
Registered use(s) - Chemical Product category (PC)
Source: ECHA
PC 39: Cosmetics, personal care products
Registered use(s) - Environmental Release Category (ERC)
Source: ECHA
ERC 1: Manufacture of substances
ERC 2: Formulation of preparations
ERC 3: Formulation in materials
ERC 5: Industrial use resulting in inclusion into or onto a matrix
ERC 6a: Industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates)
ERC 6c: Industrial use of monomers for manufacture of thermoplastics
ERC 6d: Industrial use of  process regulators for polymerisation processes in  production of resins, rubbers, polymers
ERC 8a: Wide dispersive indoor use of processing aids in open systems
Registered use(s) - Process Category (PROC)
Source: ECHA
PROC 10: Roller application or brushing
PROC 13: Treatment of articles by dipping and pouring
PROC 14: Production of preparations or articles by tabletting, compression, extrusion, pelletisation
PROC 15: Use as laboratory reagent
PROC 19: Hand-mixing with intimate contact and only PPE available.
PROC 1: Use in closed process, no likelihood of exposure
PROC 21: Low energy manipulation of substances bound in materials and/or articles
PROC 24: High (mechanical) energy work-up of substances bound in materials and/or articles
PROC 2: Use in closed, continuous  process with occasional controlled exposure
PROC 3: Use in closed batch process (synthesis or formulation)
PROC 4: Use in batch and other process (synthesis) where opportunity for exposure arises
PROC 5: Mixing or blending in batch processes for formulation of preparations and articles (multistage and/or significant contact)
PROC 6: Calendering operations
PROC 7: Industrial spraying
PROC 8a: Transfer of substance or preparation (charging/discharging) from/to vessels/large containers at non-dedicated facilities
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or preparation (charging/discharging) from/to vessels/large containers at dedicated facilities
PROC 9: Transfer of substance or preparation into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)


Company Group
Company Name

Atul Europe Limited, 1| B Dean Row Court, Summerfields village centre, Dean Row road, SK9 2 TB Wilmslow Cheshire, , United Kingdom


BRIDGESTONE FIRESTONE INCORPORATED, 3001 Firestone Parkway, Wilson, Wilson, 27893-7996, NC, , USA


DyStar LP, 209 Watlington Industrial Drive, Reidsville, Rockingham, 27320, NC, , USA


HYDRITE CHEMICAL CO., 300 N Patrick Blvd, Brookfield, Waukesha, 53045-5816, WI, , USA


MICHELIN NORTH AMERICA INC, 5101 21st St., Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa, 35401, AL, , USA

Occidental Petroleum

INDSPEC CHEMICAL CO, 133 Main St., Petrolia, Butler, 16050, PA, , USA

Occidental Chemical Belgium BVBA, A.Z. De Vunt 13 / 9,3220, Holsbeek, Belgium

SCAS Group Laboratories

SCAS Europe S.A./N.V., Leonardo Da Vincilaan 19, B-1831, Diegem, Belgium

Service Provider

Chemical Inspection & Regulation Service Limited, Singleton House, Laurence Street, Co. Louth, Drogheda, Ireland

SI Group

NISKAYUNA, 2750 Balltown Road, Niskayuna, Schenectady, 12309-1006, NY, , USA

Sumitomo Chemical

SUMITOMO CHEMICAL AMERICA, INC., 150 E 42nd St, Suite 701, New York, New York, 10017, NY, , USA

Vivimed Labs

Vivimed Labs Europe Ltd, Leeds Road, HD1 6BU, Huddersfield West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Source: ECHA