Agent Name

2-t-Butyl-4-ethylphenol

CAS Number

96-70-8

Formula

C12-H18-O

Major Category

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Synonyms

2-tert-Butyl-4-ethylphenol; 4-Ethyl-2-tert-butylphenol; Benzene, 2-tert-butyl-4-ethyl-1-hydroxy-; Phenol, 2-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-4-ethyl-; Phenol, 2-tert-butyl-4-ethyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Phenols

Description

White to pale brown solid; mp = 28-32 deg C; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a chemical intermediate for 2,2'-Methylenebis(6-t-butyl-4-ethylphenol); [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency treatment: "irritants"; [HSDB] An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "2-t-Butyl-4-methylphenol."

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