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2,6-DI-TERT-BUTYLPHENOL
ICSC: 1611
Peer-Review Status: 19.10.2005 Validated
Phenol, 2,6-bis(1,1-dimethylethyl)-
Phenol, 2,6-di-tert-butyl-
2,6-Bis(1,1-dimethylethyl)phenol
2,6-DTBP 
CAS #: 128-39-2 RTECS #: SK8265000
UN #: 3077
EINECS #: 204-884-0
    Formula: C14H22O
Molecular mass: 206.3

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.  NO open flames.  Use water spray, foam, powder, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE   PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!   
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
PACKAGING & 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.  Marine pollutant. 
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 9; UN Pack Group: III 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-GM7-III.  Store in an area without drain or sewer access. Separated from food and feedstuffs. See Chemical Dangers. 

IMPORTANT DATA
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. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

Routes of exposure
 

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

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

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
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  
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
 

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