2,6-Di-tert-butyl p-cresol Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

2,6-Di-tert-butyl p-cresol Properties

2,6-Di-tert-butyl p-cresol

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Butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT), is a lipophilic (fat-soluble) organic compound that is primarily used as an antioxidant food additive as well as an antioxidant additive in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, jet fuels, rubber, petroleum products, electrical transformer oil, and embalming fluid.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White crystalline solid
Boiling Point 265 °C
CAS Number 128-37-0
Density 1.048
EINECS Number 204-881-4
HS Code 29071900
IUPAC Name 2,6-Ditert-butyl-4-methylphenol
Melting Point 69-73 °C
Molar Mass 220.35g/mol
Molecular Formula C15H24O
RTECS Number GO7875000
Refractive 1.4859
Solubility Insoluble
Synonyms Butyleret Hydroxytoluen(= 2,6-Di-Tert-Butyl-P-Cresol);2,6-Di-Tert-Butyl-4-Methylphenol, 99.8%;2,6-Di-(Tert-Butyl)-4-Methylphynol-D21;3,5-Di-Tert-4butylhydroxytoluene (BHT)
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