CAS Number
SIN Groups
Reason for inclusion on the SIN List
4-tert-butylphenol acts as an endocrine disruptor and has been reported as toxic to reproduction.  It has been widely found in the environment.
Date for inclusion on the SIN List
2008 September
REACH status, appears on
Source: ECHA
Candidate list
CoRAP list
Registration information
Source: ECHA
Full registration, Intermediate registration
Hazard class and category code(s)
Source: ECHA
Repr. 2
Skin Irrit. 2
Eye Dam. 1

Chemical information

1-hydroxy-4-tert-butylbenzene; 2-(p-hydroxyphenyl)-2-methylpropane; 4-(1,1-dimethylethyl)phenol; 4-t-butylphenol; p-tert-butylphenol; 4-t-C4
EC number
Hazard statement code(s)
Source: ECHA
Registered production volume
Source: ECHA
10000 - 100000 tonnes per annum
(Bio)monitoring data
Yes, in industrial effluents; In seawater and produced water (by-product of offshore oil processing), coastal waters, sediment.; In cereal; In indoor air and dust
Possible uses
Source: KEMi; Olsen et al (2002); KI; www.jijjyh.com  www.scorecard.org
Surface coating resins, oils, rubber, soap, nitrocellulose, varnishes, Plastics, lubricating oil, glues;Motor oils, synthetic oils, lubricating oils, rubber, soaps, glues, rust preventives, paints.
Technical function of substances
Source: KEMi; Olsen et al (2002); Rudel et al (2003); www.scorecard.org; www.jijjyh.com; www.chemicalland21.com; KI
Monomer, antioxidant, intermediate, additive, adhesive, photostabilizers, vulcanizers, hardeners, anti-chaps.
Registered use(s) - Chemical Product category (PC)
Source: ECHA
PC 19: Intermediate
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  7: Industrial use of substances in closed systems
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 8a: Wide dispersive indoor use of processing aids in open systems
ERC 8c: Wide dispersive indoor use resulting in inclusion into or onto a matrix
ERC 8d: Wide dispersive outdoor use of processing aids in open systems
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 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)


Company Group
Company Name
Air Products & Chemicals

AIR PROD & CHEM HAMILTON BLVD FAC, 7201 Hamilton Boulevard, Allentown, Lehigh, 18195-9642, PA, , USA


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

DIC Group

DIC INTERNATIONAL (USA) LLC, 35 Waterview Blvd., Parsippany, Morris, 07054, NJ, , USA


DYNACHEM INC, 1 Maple Grove Road Po Box 19, Georgetown, Vermillion, 61846-0019, IL, , USA


ECORD Sarl, 71/73 rue Victor Hugo,92400, COURBEVOIE, France


Envigo Consulting Limited, Woolley Road Alconbury PE28 4HS Huntingdon Cambridgeshire, , United Kingdom

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

Huber Group

MHM Holding GmbH, Feldkirchener Straße 15, D-85551, Kirchheim, Germany

Huntsman International

HUNTSMAN CORPORATION - THE WOODLANDS CORPORATE SITE, 10003 Woodloch Forest Dr., The Woodlands, Montgomery, 77380, TX, , USA

ICC Industries

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

ICL Industrial Products

ICL-IP AMERICA INC, State Rte. 2, Gallipolis Ferry, Mason, 255151721, WV, , USA


Nalco Limited, P.O. Box 11, Winnington Avenue,, CW8 4DX, Northwich, Cheshire, United Kingdom

Olin Corporation

OLIN CORPORATION, 190 Carondelet Plz, Clayton, St. Louis, 63105, MO, , USA

Red Avenue Chemical Corporation of America

RED AVENUE CHEMICAL CORPORATION OF AMERICA, 95 Mt Read Blvd, Rochester, Monroe, 14611, NY, , USA


Royce International, 3400 S. Tamiami Trail, Suite 300, Sarasota, Sarasota, 34239, FL, , USA


SASOL CHEMICALS (USA) LLC, 292 State Route 8, Oil City, Venango, 16301, PA, , USA

Service Provider

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

Chemservice S.A. (8LF5), 5, an de Laengten,6776, Grevenmacher, Luxembourg

SI Group

SI GROUP, 725 Cannon Bridge Rd, Orangeburg, Orangeburg, 29115, SC, , USA

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


SOLVAY USA INC, 504 Carnegie Ctr, Princeton, Mercer, 08540, NJ, , USA

StonCor Group

StonCor Europe, Rue du Travail,9,1400, Nivelles, Belgium

Sumitomo Bakelite Group

DUREZ CORP, 13717 Us Highway 68, Kenton, Hardin, 43326, OH, , USA

DUREZ CORPORATION, 5000 Packard Rd., Niagara Falls, Niagara, 14304, NY, , USA

Source: ECHA