• USA Home
  • 34750 - 2,6-Di-tert-butyl-4-methylphenol

EMAIL THIS PAGE TO A FRIEND
34750 Sigma-Aldrich

2,6-Di-tert-butyl-4-methylphenol

purum, ≥99.0% (GC)

Synonym: 2,6-Di-tert-butyl-p-cresol, BHT, Butylated hydroxytoluene, Butylhydroxytoluene, DBPC

  • CAS Number 128-37-0

  • Linear Formula [(CH3)3C]2C6H2(CH3)OH

  • Molecular Weight 220.35

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1911640

  •  EC Number 204-881-4

  •  MDL number MFCD00011644

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329755054

Purchase

Properties

Related Categories Building Blocks, C9 to C20+, Chemical Synthesis, Organic Building Blocks, Oxygen Compounds,
vapor density   7.6 (vs air)
vapor pressure   <0.01 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   NLZUEZXRPGMBCV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
grade   purum
assay   ≥99.0% (GC)
autoignition temp.   878 °F
bp   265 °C(lit.)
mp   68-72 °C
  69-73 °C(lit.)
solubility   methanol: soluble0.1 g/mL, clear, colorless
  methanol: soluble100 mg/mL, clear, colorless
Gene Information   human ... CAPN1(823)
rat ... Capn1(29153), Nos1(24598)

Description

Other Notes

Same product — same quality — now Sigma-Aldrich brand

Application

2,6-Di-tert-butyl-4-methylphenol may be used in the preparation of an organoaluminum compound, methylaluminum bis(2,6-di-tert-butyl-4-alkylphenoxide).

General description

2,6-Di-tert-butyl-4-methylphenol is an 4-alkylphenol. It is an antioxidant and exhibit toxicities mediated by oxidative metabolism to electrophilic quinone methides. It acts as Michael acceptor and its reaction with simple nucleophiles and proteins have been reported. Reaction of 2,6-di-tert-butyl-4-methylphenol with ytterbium(II)-benzophenone dianion complex has been reported. 2,6-Di-tert-butyl-4-methylphenol, a food additive, promotes acute pulmonary toxicity and tumor growth in mice.

Price and Availability

Suggested Laboratory Gloves


Laboratory GlovesThis substance has been tested against several types of hand protection for CE compliance. Click below to find the recommended gloves for handling this product.



Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS09  GHS09
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
UN 3077 9 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
GO7875000
Flash Point(F) 
260.6 °F
Flash Point(C) 
127 °C
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

Set your institution to view full text papers.
Related Products

Technical Service:

Our team of scientists has experience in all areas of research including Life Science, Material Science, Chemical Synthesis, Chromatography, Analytical and many others.

Bulk Ordering & Pricing:

Need larger quantities for your development, manufacturing or research applications?