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.

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 C

Product Applications

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


For more information on Resorcinol, contact:

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

Tony Da Cunha
Sr. Sales Manager, Energy & Functional Chemicals

Phone: (917) 445-7182