Butylphenol

  • Phenol, butyl
Formula
C10H14O
Structure
Description
A colorless to light yellow liquid consisting of a mixture of isomers. Corrodes steel.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
28805-86-9
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
249-246-2
UN (DOT)
2229
Beilstein/Gmelin
NA
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C10H14O
Formula mass
150.22
Melting point, °C
98.9
Boiling point, °C
248
Critical temperature
460
Critical pressure
34.2
Density
1.037 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Partition coefficient, pKow
3.36

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep in a cool, dry, dark location in a tightly sealed container or cylinder. Keep away from incompatible materials, ignition sources and untrained individuals. Secure and label area. Protect containers/cylinders from physical damage.
Handling
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Wear appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Respirators
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Small spills/leaks
Keep sparks, flames, and other sources of ignition away. Keep material out of water sources and sewers. Build dikes to contain flow as necessary.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Reacts as weak organic acids Incompatible with strong reducing substances such as hydrides, nitrides, alkali metals, and sulfides.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Use water in flooding quantities as fog. Cool all affected containers with flooding quantities of water. Apply water from as far a distance as possible. Solid streams of water may be ineffective. Use foam, dry chemical, or carbon dioxide.
Fire potential
May burn but does not ignite readily.
Hazards
When heated, vapors may form explosive mixtures with air: indoors, outdoors, and sewers explosion hazards. May polymerize explosively when heated or involved in a fire. Contact with metals may evolve flammable hydrogen gas. Containers may explode when heated. Runoff may pollute waterways. Substance may be transported in a molten form.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
See inhalation.
   Inhalation
Inhalation of vapors causes irritation of respiratory system. Ingestion causes irritation of mouth and stomach. Contact with eyes causes burns. Contact with dry skin produces no significant irritation, but wet skin is subject to moderate irritation, even a mild burn.
   Skin
See inhalation.
   Eyes
See inhalation

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Force milk or water and then immediately induce vomiting; treat symtomatically.
   Inhalation
Move to fresh air; begin artificial respiration if breathing has ceased.
   Skin
Flush with plenty of water; remove grossly contaminated clothing.
   Eyes
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 min., get medical attention promptly.

Transport.
UN number
2229
Response guide
Hazard class
8
USCG CHRIS Code
BTP
 
Std. Transport #
4935629