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Document ID (ISN)102743
CIS number 03-1533
ISBN(s) 3-7776-1242-1
Year 2003
Convention or series no. BUA Report 231
Author(s)
Advisory Committee on Existing Chemicals (BUA)
Title 2-tert-Butylphenol
Bibliographic information S. Hirzel Verlag, Birkenwaldstrasse 44, 70191 Stuttgart, Germany, 2003. xii, 70p. 62 ref.
Internet access http://www.hirzel.de/bua-report/PDF/Summary_Report231.pdf [in English]
Abstract Conclusions of this criteria document: 2-tert-butylphenol is harmful to health. Studies on repeated administration are unavailable. 2-tert-butylphenol is strongly irritating to caustic to the skin and eyes. The substance is non-sensitizing in animal tests. The odour threshold is 50µg/L air and the taste threshold 30µg/L water.
Descriptors (primary) toxic effects; ecotoxicology; Germany; butylphenols
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; criteria document; animal experiments; odour threshold
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Alcohols
Pollution control