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o-sec-BUTYLPHENOLICSC: 1472
September 2002
CAS #: 89-72-52-sec-Butylphenol
2-(1-Methylpropyl)phenol
UN #: 3145
EINECS #: 201-933-8

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible.    NO open flames.    Use carbon dioxide, foam, powder.   

 PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR! 
  SYMPTOMS ACUTE HAZARDS FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.  Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin Pain. Blisters. Skin burns.  Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention . 
Eyes Redness. Pain. Blurred vision. Severe deep burns.  Wear face shield.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion Burning sensation in the throat and chest. Abdominal pain. Shock or collapse. Vomiting.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. Personal protection: chemical protection suit. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 8; UN Pack Group: III 

STORAGE
Separated from acid anhydrides, acid chlorides, bases and food and feedstuffs. 
PACKAGING
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Marine pollutant. 
o-sec-BUTYLPHENOL ICSC: 1472
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS-TO-AMBER-COLOURED LIQUID OR SOLID. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Reacts with oxidants. Reacts violently with bases, acid anhydrides and acid chlorides. Attacks steel and copper and its alloys. 

Formula: C10H14O / C2H5(CH3)CHC6H4OH
Molecular mass: 150.2
Boiling point: 224-237°C
Melting point: 14°C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.98
Solubility in water: none
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: 10
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 5.2
Flash point: 107°C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 3.27  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its vapour, through the skin and by ingestion. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is corrosive to the eyes and skin. The vapour is irritating to the respiratory tract. Corrosive on ingestion. 

Inhalation risk
A harmful contamination of the air will not or will only very slowly be reached on evaporation of this substance at 20°C. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


Occupational exposure limits
TLV: 5 ppm as TWA; (skin) 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
Health effects of exposure to the substance have not been investigated adequately.
Environmental effects from the substance have not been investigated adequately. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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