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2,6-DI-TERT-BUTYLPHENOL ICSC: 1611
Date of Peer Review: October 2005

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 C14H22O
RTECS # SK8265000 Molecular mass: 206.3
UN # 3077
EC Index #
TYPES OF HAZARD / EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames.
Water spray, foam, powder, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE
PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!

Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.
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.
Safety goggles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
Ingestion Sore throat. Burning sensation in the throat and chest.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Give plenty of water to drink. Refer for medical attention.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered plastic containers. Carefully collect remainder, then remove to safe place.
Marine pollutant.
EU Classification
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 9
UN Pack Group: III
EMERGENCY RESPONSE 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.
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 2005

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2,6-DI-TERT-BUTYLPHENOL ICSC: 1611
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS TO YELLOW CRYSTALLINE POWDER, WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR.

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

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.
MAK: IIb (not established but data is available); (DFG 2005).
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, the skin and the respiratory tract.

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 253C
Melting point: 36-37C
Density: 0.91 g/cm
Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 25C: 0.04 (very poor)
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20C: 1.0
Flash point: 118C o.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 375C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 4.5
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur along the food chain, for example in fish.
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