resorcinol acetate

resorcinol acetate

[rə′zȯrs·ən‚ȯl ′as·ə‚tāt]
(organic chemistry)
HOC6H4OCOCH3 A viscous, combustible, yellow to amber liquid with burning taste; soluble in alcohol; boils at 283°C; used in cosmetics and medicine. Also known as resorcinol monoacetate.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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