Substance Information

2,5-di-tert-pentylhydroquinone

EC / List no.: 201-222-2

CAS no.: 79-74-3

Mol. formula: C16H26O2

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Warning! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations this substance is very toxic to aquatic life, is very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects, is harmful if swallowed and may cause an allergic skin reaction.

  • Ss

A majority of data submitters agree this substance is Skin sensitising

  • PBT

Possibly Persistent, Bioaccumulative and Toxic

This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 100 - 1 000 tonnes per year.

This substance is used by consumers, in articles, by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

This substance is used by consumers, in articles, by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

Consumer Uses

This substance is used in the following products: adhesives and sealants.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as reactive substance.

Article service life

Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: outdoor use in long-life materials with low release rate (e.g. metal, wooden and plastic construction and building materials) and indoor use in long-life materials with low release rate (e.g. flooring, furniture, toys, construction materials, curtains, foot-wear, leather products, paper and cardboard products, electronic equipment).
This substance can be found in products with material based on: rubber (e.g. tyres, shoes, toys).

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: laboratory chemicals.
This substance is used in the following areas: scientific research and development.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as reactive substance.

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: adhesives and sealants.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: polymers and adhesives and sealants.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: rubber products, chemicals and plastic products.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in processing aids at industrial sites and in the production of articles.

Manufacture

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: manufacturing of the substance.

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