Agent Name

2,5-Di-tert-butylhydroquinone

CAS Number

88-58-4

Formula

C14-H22-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2,5-Bis(1,1-dimethylethyl)-1,4-benzenediol; Di-t-butylhydroquinone; 1,4-Benzenediol, 2,5-bis(1,1-dimethylethyl)-; 1,4-Dihydroxy-2,5-di-tert-butylbenzene; 2,5-Di-t-butylhydroquinone; 2,5-Di-tert-butyl-1,4-benzenediol; 2,5-Di-tert-butyl-1,4-benzohydroquinone; 2,5-Di-tert-butyl-1,4-hydroquinone; 2,5-Di-tert-butylbenzene-1,4-diol; 2,5-Di-tert-butylquinol; Antage DBH; DBH; DTBHQ; Dibug; Dybug; Hydroquinone, 5-di-tert-butyl-; Naugard 451; Nocrac NS 7; Nonflex Alba; Santovar O; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Phenols

Description

Off-white crystalline powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Ca2+-ATPase antagonist." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

Causes lung and liver changes in 2-day intermittent oral studies of mice; Causes changes in clotting factors in 3-week constant oral studies rats; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; Harmful by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "t-Butylhydroquinone." See "2,5-Di-t-pentylhydroquinone."

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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