4-Benzyloxyphenol is used in the synthesis of bis(4-benzyloxyphenoxy)phenyl phosphine oxide. It plays an essential role in the preparation of hetaryl-azophenol dyes via heterocyclic amines in nitrosyl sulphuric acid. It is also used for polyester fiber dyeing and in rubber industry. It acts as a depigmenting agent.
Slightly soluble in water. Soluble in alcohol, acetone, benzene, and diethyl ether.
Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.
|Hydroquinone monobenzyl ether; Monobenzone|
|Hydroquinone Monobenzyl Ether; Monobenzone|
|118° to 122°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Specific treatment (see label).
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECSNumber : SJ7700000
TSCA : TSCA