2-tert-Butyl-6-methylphenol

  • 6-tert-Butyl-o-cresol
  • 2-(1,1-Dimethylethyl)-6-methylphenol
  • 4-Hydroxy-3-methyl-5-tert-butylbenzol
  • 2-Methyl-6-tert-butylphenol227
Formula
C11H16O
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
2219-82-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
218-734-7
26 28 36/37/39 45
RTECS
SK1578200
RTECS class
Drug
UN (DOT)
2430
Beilstein/Gmelin
1862362
Beilstein Reference
4-06-00-03396
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-8132
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C11H16O
Formula mass
164.27
Melting point, °C
30 - 32
Boiling point, °C
227
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.05 (25 C)
Density
0.967 g/cm3 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.519 (20 C)
pKa/pKb
11.68 (pKa)
Heat of vaporization
48.2 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place.
Protection
Long rubber or neoprene gauntlet gloves. Chemical safety goggles. Hand: Faceshield (8-inch minimum).
Respirators
Government approved respirator.
Small spills/leaks
Cover with dry-lime, sand, or soda ash. Place in covered containers using non-sparking tools and transport outdoors. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Incompatibilities
Bases, Acid chlorides, Acid anhydrides, Oxidizing agents, Brass Copper, Copper alloys.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
107
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Water spray. Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Fire potential
Under fire conditions, material may decompose to form flammable and/or explosive mixtures in air.
Hazards
When heated, vapors may form explosive mixtures with air: indoors, outdoors, and sewers explosion hazards.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
Health
-
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Poison_Class
4
Exposure effects
Irritant. Causes severe irritation.
   Ingestion
See Inhalation.
   Inhalation
TOXIC; inhalation, ingestion, or skin contact with material may cause severe injury or death. Effects of contact or inhalation may be delayed.
   Skin
Contact with molten substance may cause severe burns to skin and eyes. See Inhalation.
   Eyes
See Inhalation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
Remove and isolate contaminated clothing and shoes. Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes. For minor skin contact, avoid spreading material on unaffected skin.
   Eyes
Assure adequate flushing of the eyes by separating the eyelids with fingers.

Transport.
UN number
2430
Response guide
Hazard class
8
Packing Group
II