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2-Hydroxybenzyl alcohol acts as a local anesthetic. It is used in gastrodin production via biotransformation by cultured cells of Aspergillus foetidus and Penicillium cyclopium and participates in the selective ring opening reaction of 4H-1,3,2-benzodioxasilines.
Linlin Fan.; Yachen Dong.; Tengyang Xu.; Haifeng Zhang.; Qihe Chen. Gastrodin production from p-2-hydroxybenzyl alcohol through biotransformation by cultured cells of Aspergillus foetidus and Penicillium cyclopium. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 2013, 170 (1), 138-148.
Hai-Feng Zhang.; Guo-Qing He.; Jing Liu.; Hui Ruan.; Qi-He Chen.; Qiang Zhang.; Jin-Ling Wang.; Hong-Bo Zhang. Production of gastrodin through biotransformation of p-2-hydroxybenzyl alcohol by cultured cells of Armillaria luteo-virens Sacc. Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 2008 43 (1), 25-30.
Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statements: P261-P280a-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.