Butyrophenone, 2',4',5'-trihydroxy

  • 2',4',5'-Trihydroxybutyrophenone
  • USAF-EK
Formula
C10H12O4
Structure
Uses
Major uses include antioxidant for polyolefins and paraffin waxes, food additive, antioxidant for vegetable oils and animal fats, chemical preservative for animal feeds.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
1421-63-2
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
215-824-8
RTECS
EU5425000
RTECS class
Mutagen
Beilstein/Gmelin
2577028
Beilstein Reference
4-08-00-02753
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C10H12O4
Formula mass
196.20
Melting point, °C
151 - 153
Boiling point, °C
360
Partition coefficient, pKow
1.25

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Keep container closed when not in use.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Protection
Wear goggles, protective gloves/clothing.
Respirators
A respiratory protection program that meets OSHA's 29 CFR 1910.134 and ANSI Z88.2 requirements or European Standard EN 149 must be followed whenever workplace conditions warrant a respirator's use.
Small spills/leaks
Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizers.
Decomposition
Irritating and toxic fumes and gases.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire.

Health.
Exposure effects
The toxicological properties of this material have not been investigated. Use appropriate procedures to prevent opportunities for direct contact with the skin or eyes and to prevent inhalation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Get medical aid immediately.
   Inhalation
Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower lids. Get medical aid immediately.

Transport.