Agent Name

o-sec-Butylphenol

CAS Number

89-72-5

Formula

C10-H14-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-(1-Methylpropyl)phenol; 2-(2-Butyl)phenol; 2-sec-Butylphenol; 2-sec.Butylfenol [Czech]; Phenol, 2-(1-methylpropyl)-; Phenol, o-sec-butyl-; o-sec-Butylphenol; [ChemIDplus] UN2228

Category

Phenols

Description

Colorless liquid or solid (below 61 degrees F); [NIOSH]

Sources/Uses

Used as a chemical intermediate in the production of resins, plasticizers, and surface active agents; [ACGIH]

Comments

May cause skin burns; [NIOSH] An irritant that may cause skin burns; [CAMEO] In animal studies, skin exposure for 24 hours causes severe skin irritation. [CHEMINFO]

Reference Link

NIOSH Occupational Health Guidelines for Chemical Hazards: o-sec-Butylphenol

Exposure Assessment
Skin Designation (ACGIH)

Yes

TLV (ACGIH)

5 ppm

Vapor Pressure

0.05 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 290 ppm/4h

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 234 deg F;

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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