1,4-Dibutoxybenzene

  • p-Dibutoxybenzene
  • Hydroquinone dibutyl ether
Formula
C14H22O2
Structure
Description
White crystalline solid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
104-36-9
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
203-196-8
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C14H22O2
Formula mass
222.33
Melting point, °C
45.5
Boiling point, °C
311
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.0011 (25 C)
Density
0.940 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
 
Partition coefficient, pKow
5.29
Heat of vaporization
52.9 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in cool, dry location in tightly closed container.
Protection
Impervious gloves, chemical safety goggles and protective clothing.
Respirators
Use NIOSH/MSHA approved respirator appropriate for exposure of concern.
Small spills/leaks
Wear appropriate OSHA-regulated equipment. Ventilate area. Absorb on vermiculite or similar material. Sweep up and place in an appropriate container. Hold for disposal. Wash contaminate d surfaces to remove any residues.
Stability
Peroxide former. Discard out of date material. Use extreme care in handling.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing agents, strong acids.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
111
Fire fighting
Use extinguishing media appropriate for surrounding fire. Wear NIOSH/MSHA approved SCBA & full protective equipment.

Health.
Exposure effects
Can be harmful if swallowed, inhaled, or absorbed through the skin.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek immediate medical attention.
   Inhalation
Remove to fresh air. Administer oxygen if breathing is difficult.
   Skin
Flush w/water for 15-20 min. If no burns have occurred, use soap & water to cleanse skin.
   Eyes
Flush continuously w/water for at least 15 min.

Transport.