Resveratrol

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  • 3,4',5-Stilbenetriol
Formula
C14H12O3
Structure
Description
Crystalline solid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
501-36-0
Merck
12,8326

Properties.
Formula
C14H12O3
Formula mass
228.25
Melting point, °C
260
Vapor pressure, mmHg
3.4E-10 (25 C)
Density
1.36 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
100 mg/L (25 C)
pKa/pKb
9.15 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
3.14

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store at correct temperature.
Protection
Wear a NIOSH/MSHA approved self-contained breathing apparatus and appropriate personal protection (rubber boots, safety goggles, and heavy rubber gloves).
Small spills/leaks
Vacuum or sweep up material and place in disposal container. Avoid raising dust. After removal, ventilate contaminated area and flush thoroughly with water.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, moisture.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus pressure-demand (MSHA/NIOSH approved or equivalent), and full protective gear to prevent contact with skin and eyes. Use alcohol foam, carbon dioxide, or water spray when fighting fires involving this material.
Combustion products
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.

Health.
Exposure effects
Material may be irritating to the mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract. May be harmful by inhalation, ingestion, or skin absorption. May cause eye, skin, or respiratory system irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical attention. Do NOT induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel.
   Inhalation
If inhaled remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration or give oxygen by trained personnel. Get immediate medical attention.
   Eyes
In case of contact with eyes, hold eyelids apart and flush eyes with plenty of water. After initial flushing, remove any contact lenses and continue flushing for at least 20 minutes. Have eyes examined and tested by medical personnel.

Transport.