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Dibutyl phthalate

Selectophore

Synonym: n-Butyl phthalate, DBP, Phthalic acid dibutyl ester

  • CAS Number 84-74-2

  • Linear Formula C6H4-1,2-[CO2(CH2)3CH3]2

  • Molecular Weight 278.34

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1914064

  •  EC Number 201-557-4

  •  MDL number MFCD00009441

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329768719

  •  NACRES NB.61

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Properties

Related Categories Analytical Reagents, Analytical/Chromatography, Ion Sensor Materials, Microscopy Reagents, Plasticizer for ISE,
Quality Level   100
grade   Selectophore
vapor density   9.6 (vs air)
vapor pressure   1 mmHg ( 147 °C)
assay   99.50%
form   liquid (clear)
autoignition temp.   756 °F
expl. lim.   0.47 %, 236 °F
refractive index   n20/D 1.492 (lit.)
  n20/D 1.493
bp   340 °C (lit.)
mp   −35 °C (lit.)
density   1.043 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   CCCCOC(=O)c1ccccc1C(=O)OCCCC
InChI   1S/C16H22O4/c1-3-5-11-19-15(17)13-9-7-8-10-14(13)16(18)20-12-6-4-2/h7-10H,3-6,11-12H2,1-2H3
InChI key   DOIRQSBPFJWKBE-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Dibutyl phthalate (DBP) belongs to phthalate group, and is a dialkyl or aryl/alkyl diesters of phthalic acid. It is mostly used as additive in cosmetics and skin care products. Generally, phthalate esters are hydrophobic compounds which displays strong potential for adsorption.

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Application

DBP may be used as plasticisers in studying the transcriptional activity of human sodium/iodide symporter.

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Legal Information

Selectophore is a trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Chemie GmbH

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 3082 9 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
TI0875000
Flash Point(F) 
339.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
171 °C

Documents

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