Agent Name

2-tert-Butyl-6-methylphenol

CAS Number

2219-82-1

Formula

C11-H16-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Methyl-6-tert-butylphenol; 6-tert-Butyl-2-methylphenol; 6-tert-Butyl-o-cresol; o-tert-Butyl-o-cresol; o-Cresol, 6-tert-butyl- (8CI); Phenol, 2-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-6-methyl-; Phenol, 2-tert-butyl-6-methyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN2430

Category

Phenols

Description

Yellow crystalline solid; mp = 24-27 deg C; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Intravenous LD50 (mouse) = 120 mg/kg; [RTECS] Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Phenol."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Alkyl phenols, solid, n.o.s. (including C2-C12 homologues)"

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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