2,6-Di-tert-butyl-p-cresol
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2,6-Di-tert-butyl-p-cresol
Alias
Butylated hydroxytoluene
Phenol, 2,6-bis(1,1-dimethylethyl)-4-methyl-
p-Cresol, 2,6-di-tert-butyl-
BHT
Category
Non-ionic surfactants-Phenol
CAS No.
128-37-0
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C15H24O
Molecular Weight: 220.35
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: white to pale yellow powder.
Solubility: insoluble in water; 25℃, 0.6mg/L[1]. soluble in ethanol.
Stability: stable. easily oxidized.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity[1]: rat oral LD50: 890mg/Kg;
mouse intraperitoneal LD50: 138mg/Kg;
mouse oral LD50: 650mg/Kg;
mouse intravenous LD50: 180mg/Kg;
cat oral LDLo: 940mg/Kg;
guinea pig oral LD50: 10700mg/Kg;
rabbit oral LDLo: 2100mg/Kg.
reproductive effect.
Human toxicity[1]: women oral TDLo: 80mg/Kg. overall carcinogenic evaluation: Group 3.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent anti-oxidizing, dispersing, emulsifying abilities.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
Actives*, %, ≥
95
 
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Major Uses
Widely use as antioxidant. eg: food, rubber, petroleum, petrochemical, household cleaning products, personal care products.
Antioxidant, masking agent in personal care products.
Manufacturers
 
References
[1]:http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/:128-37-0
Update: 20130916(1);

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