polyhydric phenol

polyhydric phenol

[¦päl·i¦hī·drək ′fē‚nȯl]
(organic chemistry)
A phenolic compound containing two or more hydroxyl groups, such as diphenol, C6H4(OH)2.
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A polyhydric phenol is reacted with epihalohydrin with the insoluble catalyst to produce a bishalohydrin ether.
Among the polyhydric phenols (polyphenolic compounds) were detected catechol, resorcinol, hydrochinone and pyrogallol and their derivatives (Stottmeister 2008).