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4-tert-butylphenol

EC / List no.: 202-679-0

CAS no.: 98-54-4

Mol. formula: C10H14O

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GHS05: Corrosive GHS08: Serious Health Hazard GHS09: Hazardous to the Environment

Danger! According to the harmonised classification and labelling (ATP13) approved by the European Union, this substance is very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects, causes serious eye damage, is suspected of damaging fertility and causes skin irritation.

Additionally, the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations identifies that this substance is suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child and may cause respiratory irritation.

  • R

Possibly Toxic to Reproduction

  • ED

Endocrine Disrupting

This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 10 000 - 100 000 tonnes per year.

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

This substance is used by consumers, 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 and coating products.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use (e.g. machine wash liquids/detergents, automotive care products, paints and coating or adhesives, fragrances and air fresheners).

Article service life

ECHA has no public registered data on the routes by which this substance is most likely to be released to the environment. ECHA has no public registered data indicating whether or into which articles the substance might have been processed.

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: adhesives and sealants and coating products.
ECHA has no public registered data on the types of manufacture using this substance. Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: outdoor use and indoor use.

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: coating products and 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, coating products and adhesives and sealants.
This substance is used in the following areas: mining.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in the production of articles, for thermoplastic manufacture, as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates) and in processing aids at industrial sites.

Manufacture

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

The InfoCard summarises the non-confidential data on substances as held in the databases of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), including data provided by third parties. The InfoCard is automatically generated. Information requirements under different legislative frameworks may therefore not be up–to–date or complete. Substance manufacturers and importers are responsible for consulting official publications. This InfoCard is covered by the ECHA Legal Disclaimer.

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