4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol

CAS Number
140-66-9
Name
4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol
SIN Groups
Alkylphenols
Reason for inclusion on the SIN List
Substance is concluded to be an endocrine disruptor SVHC by ECHA Member State Committee.
Date for inclusion on the SIN List
2008 September
REACH status, appears on
Source: ECHA
Candidate list
Registration information
Source: ECHA
Full registration
Hazard class and category code(s)
Source: ECHA
Skin Irrit. 2
Eye Dam. 1
Aquatic Acute 1
Aquatic Chronic 1

Chemical information

Synonyms
4-tert-octylphenol ; 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol; 4-tert-octylphenol; p-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol; para-tert-octylphenol; 4-octyl-phenol; 4-tertiaryoctylphenol; p-tert-octylphenol; Octylphenol
EC number
205-426-2
Hazard statement code(s)
Source: ECHA
H315
H318
H400
H410
Registered production volume
Source: ECHA
10000 - 100000 tonnes per annum
(Bio)monitoring data
Yes, in human urine.; In human breast milk.; In river water, sediment, macroinvertebrates, and in fish bile.; In reclaimed water. ;In bile of Mediterranean fish.; In marine snails and oysters.; In groundwater and drinking water..; In river, estuarine and coastal waters, tissue of estuary-dwelling flounder (Platichthys flesus).; In plants and vegetables (due to the use of sewage sludge as fertilizer).
Possible uses
Source: CDC 2007, OSPAR 2006; Fiedler et al 2007; Ye et al 2006; European commission 2002
Laboratory products, production industry, textiles, tyres; agriculture; electrical insulating varnishes; printing inks; water-based paints; textile auxiliaries, manufacture of nonionic surfactants
Technical function of substances
Source: Calafat et al 2008, OSPAR 2006, CDC 2007; Fiedler et al 2007; Ye et al 2006; (1) European commission 2002; (2) HSDB
Surfactants, detergents; intermediate in manufacturing of formaldehyde resins, octylphenol ethoxylates, polycarbonate plastics, epoxy resins, surfactants, emulsion polymerisation, pesticide dispersant, rubber compounding; plasticiser, antioxidant, fuel oil stabiliser (1); lubricant additive (2)
Registered use(s) - Chemical Product category (PC)
Source: ECHA
PC 1: Adhesives, sealants
PC 32: Polymer preparations and compounds
PC 9a: Coatings and paints, thinners, paint removes
Registered use(s) - Environmental Release Category (ERC)
Source: ECHA
ERC 10a: Wide dispersive outdoor use of long-life articles and materials with low release
ERC 11a: Wide dispersive indoor use of long-life articles and materials with low release
ERC 1: Manufacture of substances
ERC 2: Formulation of preparations
ERC 4: Industrial use of processing aids in processes and products, not becoming part of articles
ERC 5: Industrial use resulting in inclusion into or onto a matrix
ERC 6a: Industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates)
ERC 6c: Industrial use of monomers for manufacture of thermoplastics
ERC 6d: Industrial use of  process regulators for polymerisation processes in  production of resins, rubbers, polymers
ERC 8c: Wide dispersive indoor use resulting in inclusion into or onto a matrix
ERC 8f: Wide dispersive outdoor use resulting in inclusion into or onto a matrix
Registered use(s) - Process Category (PROC)
Source: ECHA
PROC 10: Roller application or brushing
PROC 11: Non industrial spraying
PROC 12: Use of blowing agents in manufacture of foam
PROC 13: Treatment of articles by dipping and pouring
PROC 14: Production of preparations or articles by tabletting, compression, extrusion, pelletisation
PROC 15: Use as laboratory reagent
PROC 19: Hand-mixing with intimate contact and only PPE available.
PROC 1: Use in closed process, no likelihood of exposure
PROC 21: Low energy manipulation of substances bound in materials and/or articles
PROC 2: Use in closed, continuous  process with occasional controlled exposure
PROC 3: Use in closed batch process (synthesis or formulation)
PROC 4: Use in batch and other process (synthesis) where opportunity for exposure arises
PROC 5: Mixing or blending in batch processes for formulation of preparations and articles (multistage and/or significant contact)
PROC 7: Industrial spraying
PROC 8a: Transfer of substance or preparation (charging/discharging) from/to vessels/large containers at non-dedicated facilities
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or preparation (charging/discharging) from/to vessels/large containers at dedicated facilities
PROC 9: Transfer of substance or preparation into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)
140-66-9

Producers

Company Group
Company Name
BASF

BASF Italia S.p.A., Via Marconato 8,20811, Cesano Maderno, Italy

BASF Lampertheim GmbH, Chemiestrasse 22,68619, Lampertheim, Germany

BASF SE, Carl-Bosch-Str. 38,67056, Ludwigshafen am Rhein Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

CAPITAL RESIN

CAPITAL RESIN CORP, 324 Dering Ave., Columbus, Franklin, 432072956, OH, , USA

DIC Group

Sun Chemical B.V., Leeuwenveldseweg 3-t, 1382 LV, Weesp, Netherlands

Envigo

Envigo Research Limited 64, Shardlow Business Park London Road DE72 2GD Shardlow Derbyshire, , United Kingdom

ICC Industries

ICC CHEMICAL CORPORATION, 460 Park Avenue, New York, New York, 10022-1906, NY, , USA

Sasol

Sasol Germany GmbH, Anckelmannsplatz 1, D-20537, Hamburg, Germany

Service Provider

B.I.G. - OR633, Technische schoolstraat 43,2440, Geel, Belgium

SI Group

SI GROUP INC, 702 Fm 523, Freeport, Brazoria, 77541-8615, TX, , USA

SI GROUP, INC., 1000 Main St, Rotterdam Junction, Schenectady, 12150, NY, , USA

SI Group-Béthune S.A.S., 1111 Avenue George Washington Boite Postale 237, 62404 Cedex, Béthune, France

SI-Group-Ribécourt S.A.S., 1111 Avenue George Washington Boite Postale 237, 62404 Cedex, Béthune, France

Solvay

RHODIA OPERATIONS, 40 rue de la Haie Coq,93306, AUBERVILLIERS, France

Sumitomo Bakelite Group

Sumitomo Bakelite Europe sa, Henry Fordlaan 80,3600, GENK Limburg, Belgium

Source: ECHA