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Alfa Aesar™ 2,6-Di-tert-butyl-4-methylphenol, 99%

$32.36 - $32.36

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 2,6-Di-tert-butyl-4-methylphenol
CAS 128-37-0
Molecular Formula C15H24O
Formula Weight 220.36g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00011644
UN Number UN3077
Beilstein 1911640
Merck Index 14,1548
Synonym BHT; Butylated hydroxytoluene
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AAA168630B

 
alfa aesar™
A16863-0B
1000g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1686330

 
alfa aesar™
A16863-30
250g Each for $32.36
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Boiling Point 264° to 265°C
Melting Point 69° to 72°C
Quantity 1000g
Flash Point 127°C (260°F)
Odor Mild
Chemical Name or Material 2,6-Di-tert-butyl-4-methylphenol
CAS 128-37-0
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C15H24O
Formula Weight 220.36g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00011644
UN Number UN3077
Beilstein 1911640
Merck Index 14,1548
Synonym BHT; Butylated hydroxytoluene
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H302-H319
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes serious eye irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P273-P305+P351+P338
Avoid release to the environment.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 9; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES, SOLID, N.O.S.
RTECS Number GO7875000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
2,6-Di-tert-butyl-4-methylphenol is used as an antioxidant for cosmetics, vitamins, pharmaceuticals, rubber, oils and fats. It is used as a fuel additive in the petroleum industry and also used in hydraulic fluids, turbine and gear oils and jet fuels. It acts as a stabilizer in diethyl ether, tetrahydrofuran and other laboratory chemicals to prevent peroxide formation. It is effectively involved as a polymerization inhibitor in the process of oxidation of allyl alcohol to glycerine. It is utilized in the synthesis of organoaluminum compound, methylaluminum bis(2,6-di-tert-butyl-4-alkylphenoxide.

Solubility
Soluble in methanol, toluene, isopropanol, methyl ethyl ketone, acetone, benzene, petroleum ether and ethanol. Insoluble in water.

Notes
Light-sensitive. Keep the container tightly closed in a cool, dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with acid chlorides, acid anhydrides, oxidizing agents, bases, brass, copper and copper alloys.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P273-P305+P351+P338
Avoid release to the environment.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

GHS H Statement
H302-H319
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes serious eye irritation.