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EC number: 204-427-5
CAS number: 120-80-9
The substance, catechol, was tested for
flammability under GLP. In this context, the appearance of the sample
was described, indicating that catechol is a solid substance appearing
under the form of brown flakes.
At ambient temperature and pressure, catechol is an organic solid substance, appearing under the form of beige-brown flakes with a weak odour of phenol.
An experimental study of reliability 1
according to Klimisch, dealing with another endpoint but reporting
description of the substance, was selected as a key study. Supporting
data coming from peer-reviewed handbooks were consistent with the above
study, with further information on the colour and the odour.
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