Rathnagiri Chemicals
Mono Tertiary Butyl Para Cresol [MBPC]

Section 1 - Chemical product and company identification :

Manufacturer / Supplier: Ratnagiri Chemicals Pvt. Ltd.
611 / 612, Raheja Arcade – 6th Floor
Sector –11, CBD Belapur, Navi Mumbai – 400 614 Maharashtra, India.
Telephone No: +91-22-27570236 / 27570191
Fax No : +91 – 22 –27570060
Email : corporate@ratnagiri-chemicals.com
Telephone nos. for assistance:

91-22-27570236 / 27570191
91-2356-276250 / 272117

Product Name :- Mono Tertiary Butyl Para Cresol [MBPC]

Chemical Name :- 2 -tert-butyl-para cresol

Composition / Information on Ingredients :-

COMPONENT

%

OSHA PEL

ACGIH TLV

MBPC

100

10 MG / M 3

10 MG / M 3

Hazards Identification :-

Emergency Overview :- White crystalline powder with no immediate hazard. Avoid inhaling dust. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.

Potential Health Effect :-

Inhalation : No known effects
Eye Contact  : Mechanical irritation will probably develop after contact with this material
Skin Contact : Non - irritating
Ingestion      : Practically non - toxic in normal industrial use.
Chronic         : Listed in Group 3 (not classifiable as to their carcinogenicity to humans) by IARC.

Emergency and First Aid Measures :-

Inhalation : If exposure to dust causes irritation or distress, Remove subject to fresh air. Give oxygen or Artificial respiration if needed. Get medical attention.
Skin Contact : Immediately flush skin with soap and plenty of water and contact a physician. Remove clothing. Wash clothing before reuse.
Eye Contact : Immediately flush with with plenty of water for atleast 15 minutes and contact a physician.
Ingestion : If swallowed, get medical attention.

Fire fighting measure and explosion hazard data :-

Flash Point 0 c                  : 100 Deg Cent min
Dust Explosion Limit         : Lower : 15 g / m 3
Extinguishing Media         : Use carbon dioxide or dry chemical for small fires,                                             universal foam or eater spray for large fires.
Special Fire Fighting        : Fire fighter should be provided with normal protective                                             equipment and positive - pressure self - contained                                             breathing apparatus.
Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards : Not known
Hazardous Decomposition Product : May generate CO when heated to burning.

General :

Eliminate all ignition source. Consult an expert on disposal of the recovered material. Ensure disposal is in compliance with government requirements and ensure conformity of local disposal regulations. Notify the appropriate authorities immediately. Take all additional action necessary to prevent accident and remedy the adverse effects of the spill.

Land Spill :

Sweep up into suitable containers and then wash out with water.

Handling and Storage :-

Precautions :

Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid inhaling. Use with adequate ventilation. Ground and bond containers when transferring material. Store out of sunlight. Keep away from all ignition source. Keep containers tightly closed when not in use.

Exposure Controls and Personal Protection :-

Engineering Controls (Ventilation) :

Use local ventilation at places where dust can be released into the workplace air. Keep dust concentrations below the recommended TLV.

Personal Protection :-

Respiratory    : Not required for occasional handling if adequate ventilation is                              available. A respirator is recommended for prolonged handling or
                             exposure.

Protective Gloves       : Wear Rubber Gloves
Eye Protection            : Wear safety goggles or equivalent eye protection.
Other                          : Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin contact .
Work / Hygienic Practice : Always clean protective equipment and workplace .

Physical and Chemical Properties :-

Appearance : White Solid
Melting Point : 50-53 Deg Cent
Assay : 98 % Min
Boiling Point : 244 Deg Cent
Flash Point : 100 Deg Cent min

Stability and Reactivity :-

Stability                                             : Stable on storage conditions.
Hazardous Polymerisation               : Will not occur
Conditions to Avoid                          : High temperature
Incompatibility                                 : Not known

Toxicological Information :-

Acute Inhalation Effect :

No data available.

Eye Effect : This material is classified as "non-irritant" based on the test results in rabbits according to the OSHO standard ( I ).

Skin Effects : This material is classified as "non-irritant" based on the test results in rabbits according to the OSHO standard ( I )

Acute Effects :

The oral LD 50 in rats is 890 ~ 3,510 mg / kg ( 2.3 )
The oral LD 50 in mice is 1,040 mg / kg ( 2 )

Sub Chronic and Chronic Effect :

This material produce liver enlargement and hemorrhagic death after continuous oral administration in rats. It is recognised that these effects are not produced in humans. No adverse effects are occurred after oral administration of total 45 ~ 244 g / kg during 12 months in dogs.

Carcinogenicity :

Carcinogenicity had not been observed after continuous treatment of this material in diet for 104 and 96 weeks in rats and mice, respectively. This material is listed in group 3 (not classifiable as to their carcinogenicity to humans) by IARC. NTP or OSHO has not classified it as carcinogenicity. 

Mutagenicity :

Negative results have been reported in Ames test, Recassay, DNA - repair test in rat liver cells. In vitro chromosomal abberation test in CHL cells, in vivo micronucleus test and dominant lethal test in mice. Some positive results have been reported in UDS test in rats and in vitro chromosomal abberation test in CHO cells.

Teratogenicity :

No teratogenicity effects have been observed in rats and mice.

Reproduction :

Development delay of offspring was observed in rats and mice.

This material has been evaluated for its toxicological properties and classified as "GRAS" by FDA ( 9 CFR $ 182.3173 )

Ecological Information :-

Fish Acute Toxicity :    LC50 is 6.2 ppm (48 hr) in Killifish.
Biodegradability :    Not biodegradable.

Disposal Information :-

Dispose off the product in accordance with all the applicable government regulations. Product is not listed for hazardous waste management regulations and does not possess any characteristics of hazardous waste.

Transportation Information :- Not regulated.

Regulatory Information :- No dangerous goods label required.

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