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o-sec-BUTYLPHENOL
ICSC: 1472
Peer-Review Status: 10.09.2002 Validated
2-sec-Butylphenol
2-(1-Methylpropyl)phenol 
CAS #: 89-72-5 RTECS #: SJ8920000
UN #: 3145
EINECS #: 201-933-8
    Formula: C10H14O / C2H5(CH3)CHC6H4OH
Molecular mass: 150.2

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.  NO open flames.  Use carbon dioxide, foam, powder. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE   PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS!  IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR! 
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
PACKAGING & 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.  Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Marine pollutant. 
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 8; UN Pack Group: III 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
  Separated from acid anhydrides, acid chlorides, bases and food and feedstuffs. 

IMPORTANT DATA
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. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV: 5ppm as TWA; (skin); (ACGIH 2002). 

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its vapour, through the skin and by 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 short-term exposure
The substance is corrosive to the eyes and skin. The vapour is irritating to the respiratory tract. Corrosive on ingestion. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
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  
 

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
 

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