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ResorcinolKey technologies for the tire, rubber goods, wood adhesive, dyes, UVA, and agriculture.

Sumitomo Chemical is the largest manufacturer of resorcinol in the world, with two ISO-certified production facilities that use an environmentally friendly manufacturing process. The Pittsburgh location serves as the base of operations for the Americas for Sumitomo Chemical’s Resorcinol business.

Resourcinol Flakes photo

Resorcinol Flakes

Resourcinol Photo of Tractor Tires


Resourcinol Photo of Wood Adhesives

Wood Adhesives

Resourcinol Photo of Tubes and Belts

Mechanical Rubber Goods

Resourcinol Photo of Fine Chemicals

Fine Chemicals

Resourcinol Photo of Dyes


Performance & Benefits:

  • Versatile raw material for various fine chemical intermediates and product applications
  • Widely used as an adhesion promoter between rubber and reinforcing cord/fabric such as steel, polyester, rayon, and aramid
  • Highly reactive yet chemically stable in storage
  • Acts as viscosity modifier in rubber compounding, yet improves stiffness in the cured compound


  • Molecular weight 110.11
  • CAS Number 108-43-6
  • White flakes
  • Purity ≥ 99.5%
  • Melting point 110-111º

Product Applications:

  • Tires
  • Mechanical Rubber Goods
  • Wood Adhesives
  • UV Absorbers
  • Flame Retardants
  • Dyes
  • Polymers

For more information on Resorcinol, contact:

Tony Da Cunha
Sr. Sales Manager, Energy & Functional Chemicals
Phone: (917) 445-7182

Technology Center
Phone: (412) 826-3666
[email protected]

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