This sourcebook is the detailed review of the chemistry, manufacturing processes, and uses of resorcinol and its derivatives. Citing over 1,900 references, the author clearly explains the chemical’s complex development, discussing the many tests, techniques, and instruments used.
Table of Contents
Introduction. The Properties and Chemistry of Resorcinol. Processors for Making Resorcinol. The Uses of Resorcinol and Its Derivatives in Rubber Products. Resorcinol/Formaldehyde Resins-Adhesives for Wood and Other Nonrubber Applications. mAminophenol. Agricultural Chemicals Including Veterinary Products. Pharmaceuticals-Overthecounter Medications and Diagnostic Aids. The Uses of Resorcinol/Derivatives in Polymers. Dyes, Fluorescent Chemicals, Optical Bleaches, Laser Dyes, and Imaging/Recording Technologies. Additives of Many Types. Other Uses for Resorcinol. Selected Business Aspects. Occurrence in Nature-A Domain Mainly of Academic Researchers. Other Examples of Mostly Academic Work with Resorcinol. Index.