International Chemical Safety Cards

o-sec-BUTYLPHENOL ICSC: 1472
World Health Organization (WHO) International Labour Organization (ILO) United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) European Commission National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
2-sec-Butylphenol
2-(1-Methylpropyl)phenol
C10H14O / C2H5(CH3)CHC6H4OH
Molecular mass: 150.2
8 Corrosive placard Marine Pollutant placard ICSC #    1472
CAS #     89-72-5
RTECS # SJ8920000
UN #        3145
September 10, 2002 Validated
TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames.
Carbon dioxide . Foam . Powder .
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE
PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS!
IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!
 •INHALATION Cough. Sore throat.
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.
Face shield.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
 •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 STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
Collect leaking liquid in sealable containers. Sweep spilled substance into containers. Carefully collect remainder, then remove to safe place. (Extra personal protection: for large spills use chemical protection suit.)
Separated from acid anhydrides , acid chlorides , bases , food and feedstuffs .
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Marine pollutant.
UN Hazard Class: 8
UN Packing Group: III
SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
ICSC: 1472 Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety & the Commission of the European Communities (C) IPCS CEC 1994. No modifications to the International version have been made except to add the OSHA PELs, NIOSH RELs and NIOSH IDLH values.

International Chemical Safety Cards

o-sec-BUTYLPHENOL ICSC: 1472
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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, copper and its alloys.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV: as TWA 5 ppm; (skin); (ACGIH 2002).
OSHA PEL: none
NIOSH REL: TWA 5 ppm (30 mg/m3) skin
NIOSH IDLH: N.D. See: IDLH INDEX


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 20C.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance is corrosive to the eyes and the skin. The vapour is irritating to the respiratory tract . Corrosive on ingestion.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 224-237C
Melting point: 14C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.98
Solubility in water:
none
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20C: 10
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 5.2
Flash point: 107C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 3.27
ENVIRONMENTAL
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N O T E S
Health effects of exposure to the substance have not been investigated adequately. Environmental effects from the substance have not been investigated adequately.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


ICSC: 1472 o-sec-BUTYLPHENOL
(C) IPCS, CEC, 1994
IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE: Neither NIOSH, the CEC or the IPCS nor any person acting on behalf of NIOSH, the CEC or the IPCS is responsible for the use which might be made of this information. This card contains the collective views of the IPCS Peer Review Committee and may not reflect in all cases all the detailed requirements included in national legislation on the subject. The user should verify compliance of the cards with the relevant legislation in the country of use. The only modifications made to produce the U.S. version is inclusion of the OSHA PELs, NIOSH RELs and NIOSH IDLH values.