Butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT&2,6-DBPC)

AccuStandard, Inc

Health risk rating3
Safety risk rating1
Environmental risk rating1

General Information

Product name

Butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT&2,6-DBPC)



supplier name

AccuStandard, Inc

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AccuStandard, Inc

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Company Information

company name

AccuStandard, Inc

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GHS Information

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Hazard Codes

Hazard statements(CLP)

H302, H315, H320

Hazard statements




Harmful if swallowed


Causes skin irritation


Causes eye irritation

Precautionary statements




Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.


Keep container tightly closed.


Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.


Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing.


Wash ... thoroughly after handling.


Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.


[In case of inadequate ventilation] Wear respiratory protection.


Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.


Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.


Rinse immediately contaminated clothing and skin with plenty of water before removing clothes.


Store in a closed container.


2.2 Label elements

1 2 HEALTH 2 0 1 FLAMMABILITY - continued P280 - Protective gloves must be worn to prevent skin contact. P284 - Respiratory Protection: If workplace exposure limit(s) of product or any component is exceeded (see TLV/PEL), or a risk assessment shows air-purifying respirators are appropriate, use of a NIOSH/MSHA approved air supplied respirator is advised. Use a full-face respirator with multi-purpose combination (US) or type ABEK (EN14387) respirator cartridges in absence of proper environmental control. Always use respirators and components tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU). Engineering and/or administrative controls should be implemented to reduce exposure. P310 - Ingestion: Call a physician or poison control center immediately. If conscious, give water freely. P338 - Eye contact: Immediately flush with plenty of water. After initial flushing, remove and contact lenses and continue flushing for at least 15 minutes. Assure adequate flushing by separating the eyelids with fingers. P360 - Skin contact: Immediately wash skin with soap and plenty of water. Remove contaminated clothing. Get medical attention if symptoms occur. Wash clothing before reuse.

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Hazard statements

H302 - Harmful if swallowed. (Acute toxicity, oral, category 4) H315 - Irritating to skin. (Skin corrosion/irritation, category 2) H320 - Irritating to eyes. (Eye damage/irritation, category 2B) Precautionary Codes: P202 - This product should only by used by persons trained in the safe handling of hazardous chemicals. P233 - Store in a tightly closed container. (P404) P260 - Do not breathe dust. P262 - Do not get in eyes, on skin or clothing. P264 - Wash thoroughly after handling. Do not take internally. Eye wash and safety equipment should be readily available. - continued

2.3 Other hazards

2.2.1 - Symptom of Exposure Health/Environment Ingestion may cause irritation to the gastrointestinal tract. May cause nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Overexposure may cause reproductive disorders based on tests with laboratory animals.

Potential health effects

Irritating to eyes. (Eye damage/irritation, category 2B) Irritating to skin. (Skin corrosion/irritation, category 2) May be harmful if absorbed through the skin. (Acute toxicity, dermal, category 5) Irritating to mucous membrane and upper respiratory system. May be harmful if inhaled. (Acute toxicity, inhalation, category 5) Harmful if swallowed. (Acute toxicity, oral, category 4) 2.2.3 - Routes of Entry Inhalation, ingestion or skin contact. 2.2.4 - Carcinogenicity This product is or contains a component that is classified (ACGIH, IARC, NTP, OSHA) as probably not a cancer hazard.

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