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Dibutyl phthalate

certified reference material, TraceCERT®

Synonym(s):
Phthalic acid dibutyl ester, DBP, n-Butyl phthalate
Linear Formula:
C6H4-1,2-[CO2(CH2)3CH3]2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
278.34
Beilstein:
1914064
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

Quality Level

grade

certified reference material
TraceCERT®

vapor density

9.6 (vs air)

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 147 °C)

autoignition temp.

756 °F

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

expl. lim.

0.47 %, 236 °F

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

refractive index

n20/D 1.492 (lit.)

bp

340 °C (lit.)

mp

−35 °C (lit.)

density

1.043 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
environmental
food and beverages
personal care

format

neat

SMILES string

CCCCOC(=O)c1ccccc1C(=O)OCCCC

InChI

1S/C16H22O4/c1-3-5-11-19-15(17)13-9-7-8-10-14(13)16(18)20-12-6-4-2/h7-10H,3-6,11-12H2,1-2H3

InChI key

DOIRQSBPFJWKBE-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

This certified reference material (CRM) is produced and certified in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025 and ISO 17034. This CRM is traceable to primary material from an NMI, e.g. NIST or NMIJ.
Certified content by quantitative NMR incl. uncertainty and expiry date are given on the certificate.
Download your certificate at: http://www.sigma-aldrich.com.
Dibutyl phthalate [DBP] belongs to dialkyl phthalate group. It is a petrochemical which is mostly used as plasticizer or sometimes as a solvent in industries. DBP can be naturally isolated from plants, marine algae, bacteria, and fungi.

Application

Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.
It was used as spiking compound for analyzing the effect of phosphoric acid during hydrolysis of monoester metabolites and also to study the effectiveness of gamma ray irradiation on deactivating the serum enzymes using HPLC-ESI-MS-MS.
Plasticizer

Packaging

Bottomless glass bottle. Contents are inside inserted fused cone.

Legal Information

TraceCERT is a registered trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC

Pictograms

Health hazardEnvironment

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Acute 1 - Aquatic Chronic 2 - Repr. 1B

Storage Class Code

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

367.7 °F - open cup

Flash Point(C)

186.5 °C - open cup

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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Natural abundance 14C content of dibutyl phthalate (DBP) from three marine algae.
Namikoshi, Michio, et al.
Marine drugs, 4.4, 290-297 (2006)
Quantitative detection of nine phthalate metabolites in human serum using reversed-phase high-performance liquid chromatography-electrospray ionization-tandem mass spectrometry.
Kato K
Journal of Analytical Toxicology, 27(5), 284-289 (2003)
Harpreet Bhatia et al.
Aquatic toxicology (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 149, 103-115 (2014-03-01)
Phthalic acid esters (PAEs) are a class of synthetic industrial chemicals commonly found in the aquatic environment worldwide. PAEs have been recognised as anti-androgens in male mammals but little is known about their endocrine disrupting effects in fish. This study
Sarah Moody et al.
Endocrinology, 154(9), 3460-3475 (2013-06-15)
Phthalates are plasticizers with widespread industrial, domestic, and medical applications. Epidemiological data indicating increased incidence of testicular dysgenesis in boys exposed to phthalates in utero are reinforced by studies demonstrating that phthalates impair fetal rodent testis development. Because humans are
Richard Ivell et al.
Asian journal of andrology, 15(2), 261-268 (2013-01-15)
Maternal exposure to estrogenic xenobiotics or phthalates has been implicated in the distortion of early male reproductive development, referred to in humans as the testicular dysgenesis syndrome. It is not known, however, whether such early gestational and/or lactational exposure can

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