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o-sec-BUTYLPHENOL ICSC: 1472
Date of Peer Review: October 2002

2-sec-Butylphenol
2-(1-Methylpropyl)phenol
CAS # 89-72-5 C10H14O / C2H5(CH3)CHC6H4OH
RTECS # SJ8920000 Molecular mass: 150.2
UN # 3145
EC #
TYPES OF HAZARD / EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames.
Carbon dioxide. Foam. Powder.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE
PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS!
IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!
Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.
Ventilation, local exhaust, or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.
Skin Pain. Blisters. Skin burns.
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention.
Eyes Redness. Pain. Blurred vision. Severe deep burns.
Face shield.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
Ingestion Burning sensation. in the throat and chest. Abdominal pain. Shock or collapse. Vomiting.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Collect leaking liquid in sealable containers. Sweep spilled substance into containers. Carefully collect remainder, then remove to safe place. (Extra personal protection: for large spills use chemical protection suit.)
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs. Marine pollutant.
EU Classification
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 8
UN Pack Group: III
EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE

Separated from acid anhydrides, acid chlorides, bases, food and feedstuffs.
IPCS
International
Programme on
Chemical Safety
Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety and the Commission of the European Communities IPCS, CEC 1999

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o-sec-BUTYLPHENOL ICSC: 1472
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS TO AMBER-COLOURED LIQUID OR SOLID.

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
Reacts with oxidants. Reacts violently with bases, acid anhydrides and acid chlorides. Attacks steel, copper and its alloys.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV: as TWA 5 ppm; (skin); (ACGIH 2002).
ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its vapour, through the skin and by ingestion.

INHALATION RISK:
A harmful contamination of the air will not or will only very slowly be reached on evaporation of this substance at 20C.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance is corrosive to the eyes and the skin. The vapour is irritating to the respiratory tract. Corrosive on ingestion.

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 224-237C
Melting point: 14C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.98
Solubility in water: none
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20C: 10
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 5.2
Flash point: 107C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 3.27
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA

NOTES
Health effects of exposure to the substance have not been investigated adequately. Environmental effects from the substance have not been investigated adequately.
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