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2,6-DI-TERT-BUTYLPHENOLICSC: 1611
Phenol, 2,6-bis(1,1-dimethylethyl)-
Phenol, 2,6-di-tert-butyl-
2,6-Bis(1,1-dimethylethyl)phenol
2,6-DTBP
October 2005
CAS #: 128-39-2
UN #: 3077
EC Number: 204-884-0

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible.    NO open flames.    Use water spray, foam, powder, carbon dioxide.   

 PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!  
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.  Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin Redness. Pain.  Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes Redness. Pain.  Wear safety goggles.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion Sore throat. Burning sensation in the throat and chest.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered plastic containers. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 9; UN Pack Group: III 

STORAGE
Store in an area without drain or sewer access. Separated from food and feedstuffs. See Chemical Dangers. 
PACKAGING
Marine pollutant. 
2,6-DI-TERT-BUTYLPHENOL ICSC: 1611
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS-TO-YELLOW CRYSTALLINE POWDER WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Reacts with acid anhydrides, acid chlorides, bases and oxidants. Attacks steel, brass and copper. 

Formula: C14H22O
Molecular mass: 206.3
Boiling point: 253°C
Melting point: 36-37°C
Density: 0.91 g/cm³
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 25°C: 0.04 (very poor)
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: 1.0
Flash point: 118°C o.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 375°C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 4.5  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is irritating to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract. 

Inhalation risk
A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
 

ENVIRONMENT
The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur along the food chain, for example in fish. 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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       Toxicological Abbreviations
       2,6-Di-tert-butylphenol  (SIDS)