It belongs to the class of dihydroxy benzene compounds. It is used in various applications, including as an intermediate in the production of plastics, pharmaceuticals, and dyes. In the medical field, it has been used as a topical antiseptic and astringent, as it has antimicrobial and keratolytic properties that can help to treat certain skin conditions. However, resorcinol can be toxic if ingested or inhaled in large quantities, and prolonged exposure to it may cause skin irritation or allergic reactions in some individuals. Therefore, it is important to handle and use resorcinol with caution and to follow appropriate safety measures, such as wearing gloves and protective clothing.
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