Rathnagiri Chemicals
Mixed Butylated Phenol - Antioxidant

Section 1 - Chemical product and company identification :

Chemical Name :-  

Mixed Butylated Phenol (Antioxidant )
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


Section 2 - Composition / Information on Ingredients :-

Product Description :- Mixed Butylated Phenol

Hazardous Ingredient(s) CAS No. EC No. :-

2,6-di-tert-butyl phenol, 128-39-2, 204-884-0, ; R51/53 75% Mi

2-tertiary-butyl phenol 88-18-8, 201-807-2 C; Xn;R21/22; R51/53

2,4-di-tert-butylphenol 96-76-4, 202-532-0 Xn;R22 Xi;R36/38 R43 N; R50/53

Phenol 108-95-2, 203-623-7 T; Rr24/25 C;R34

2,4,6-tri-tert-butylphenol 732-26-3, 211-989-5 Xi; R36/37/38 N; R51/53

25% Max


Section 3 - Hazards identification :

Irritating to eyes and skin.

Not classified as flammable but will burn . Toxic to aquatic, organisms , may cause long term adverse effect in the aquatic environment. Has the potential to bioaccumulate.


Section 4 - First Aid Measures :-

Eyes : Immediately irrigate with eyewash solution or clean water. Holding the eyelids apart, for at least 15 minutes. Obtain medical attention immediately.
Skin : Remove contaminated clothing. After contact with skin , wash immediately with plenty of soap and water. If symptoms ( irritation or blistering ) occur obtain medical attention.

Ingestion : Provided the patient is conscious, wash out mouth with water and give 200-300 ml (half a pint) of water to drink. Get medical aid. Do NOT induce vomiting.

Inhalation : Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid. Do NOT use mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. If breathing has ceased apply artificial respiration using oxygen and a suitable mechanical device such as a bag and a mask.


Section 5 - Fire Fighting Measures :-

General Information :- During a fire, irritating and highly toxic and noxious gases generated.
Extinguishing Media :- Use water spray, appropriate foam, dry powder or carbon dioxide to cool fire-exposed containers. DONOT Use a Water jet.
Fire Fighting Protective Equipment :- A self  contained breathing apparatus and suitable protective clothing must be worn in fire condition.


Section 6 - Accidental Release Measures :-

Spills / Leaks :-

Adsorb spillages onto sand , earth or any suitable adsorbent material. Transfer to a lidded container for disposal. Do not empty into drains. Wash the spillage area clean. Any spillages or uncontrolled discharge to land or into watercourses must be IMMEDIATELY notified to the appropriate regular body.


Section 7 - Storage and Handling :-

Handling :-
Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Use with adequate ventilation. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Do not eat drink or smoke. Keep container tightly closed. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.

Storage :-
Store in a cool,  well - ventilated area away from heat, oxidizers strong acids and bases. Keep containers properly sealed and in a bounded area when not in use. Store at ambient temperature. Store in mild or stainless steel. Avoid using PVC, natural and synthetic rubbers for storage or pipes etc.


Section 8 - Exposure controls, Personal protection :-

Eyes :-
Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166.

Skin :-
Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure.

Clothing :-
Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.

Occupational Exposure Limits LTEL 8 hr TWA STEL(15MIN) Notes Hazardous Ingredient(s) ppm mg/m 3 ppm mg/m 3 :-

No occupational exposure limits assigned except for Phenol
Phenol 20 mg/m 3 39mg/m 3 SK


Section 9 - Physical and Chemical properties :-

Appearance : Liquid
Color : Colourless to yellow
Specific Gravity @ 20 0 C : 0.94
Boiling Point : 224-264 ° c
Flash Point, Min : 80 ° c
Solubility (Water ) : practically insoluble


Section 10 - Stability and Reactivity :-

Avoid Heat flames and sparks.

Incompatible materials :-
Oxidising agents, strong acids and bases.

Hazardous Decomposition Product (s) :-
carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide phenolic derivatives


Section 11 - Toxicological information :-

Acute toxicity : Oral, mouse : LD50=>2000 mg/kg ; Dermal, rabbit LD50=700 mg/kg
Skin Contact : Middly irrating to skin. Not a sensitiser by Magnusson & Kilgman guinea-pig mximisation test.
Eye Contact : Moderatly irritating to eyes.
Inhalation : High concentrations of vapour may be irritant to the respiratory tract.
Ingeston : Ingestion may cause irritation of the gastrointestinal tract.
Chronic Toxicity : Not considered to be mutagenic hazard. Not know to be associated with carcinogenic effects.
Long Term Toxicity : This product has not been evaluated in long term chronic exposure tests.


Section 12 - Ecological information :-

Environmental Fate and Distribution :-
High tonnage material used in wholly contained system. Solid with low volatility. The product is essentially insoluble in water and floats. The products has potential for bioaccumulation. The product has low mobility in soil. The product has low mobility in sediment.

Persistence and Degradation :-
May persist in sedimates and soil.

Ecotoxicity :-
Toxic to fish. Acute fish toxicity=Toxic, l LC50/48h/daphnia=Toxic, l/LC/EC/IC 50 <=10mg/l


Section 13 - Disposal considerations :-
Wate Disposal must be by an accredited contractor. Disposal should be in accordance with federal, state and local regulations. Incineration is an option. Nominally empty containers must be thoroughly decontaminated before being recycled.


Section 14 - Transport information :-

Shipping Name : Environmentally hazardous substance, liquid, N.O.S (butylphenols, liquid)
Identification NO. : UN3082
Packing group : PGIII
Hazardous class : 9


Section 15 - Regulatory information :-

EC Classification : Xi irritant, N Dangerous for the Environment
Hazards Symbols : Xi, N


Section 16 - Additional information :-

The information above is believed to be accurate and represents the best information currently available to us. However we make no warranty of merchantability or any other warranty, express or implied, with respect to such information, and we assume no liability resulting from its use. Users should make their own investigations to determine the suitability of the information for their particular purposes. In no way shall the company be liable for any claims, losses or damages of any third party or for lost profits or any special, indirect, incidental, consequential or exemplary damages, howsoever arising, even if the company has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

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