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2,6-Di-T-Butyl-4-Methylphenol

BHT, butylated hydroxytoluene

((CH3)3C)2CH3C6H2OH

F.W. 220.36

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Hazard Alert

Moderately toxic by ingestion and inhalation. Body tissue irritant. LD50 890 mg/kg.

Product Details

Storage:
Organic #8
Disposal:
Shelf Life:
Good. Product will react with oxygen; limit exposure to air.
Soluble:
Alcohol, xylenes, and acetone.
Color:
White
Odor:
None
CAS No.:
128-37-0
Technical Note:
A safer alternative for melting point determination: melting point is 69–71 ºC.