Agent Name

4,6-Di-tert-butyl-3-methylphenol

Alternative Name

DBMC

CAS Number

497-39-2

Formula

C15-H24-O

Major Category

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Synonyms

DBMC; 2,4-Bis(1,1-dimethylethyl)-5-methylphenol; 2,4-Di-t-butyl-5-methylphenol; 3-Methyl-4,6-di-tert-butylphenol; 4,6-Di-t-butyl-m-cresol; 4,6-Di-tert-butyl-m-cresol; Di-tert-butyl-m-cresol; Phenol, 2,4-bis(1,1-dimethylethyl)-5-methyl-; m-Cresol, 4,6-di-tert-butyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Phenols

Description

Solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used to make rubber chemicals, modified phenolic resins, and synthetic ambrette musks; [HSDB]

Comments

Causes gastrointestinal bleeding in lethal-dose feeding studies of mice; [RTECS] See "Phenol."

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