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Dibutyl phthalate

Selectophore

Synonym(s):
n-Butyl phthalate, DBP, Phthalic acid dibutyl ester
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:
NB.61

grade

for ion-selective electrodes

Quality Level

vapor density

9.6 (vs air)

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 147 °C)

product line

Selectophore

assay

99.50%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

756 °F

expl. lim.

0.47 %, 236 °F

color

clear

refractive index

n20/D 1.492 (lit.)
n20/D 1.493

bp

340 °C (lit.)

mp

−35 °C (lit.)

density

1.043 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

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

Dibutyl phthalate (DBP) belongs to phthalate group, and is a dialkyl or aryl/alkyl diesters of phthalic acid. It is mostly used as additive in cosmetics and skin care products. Generally, phthalate esters are hydrophobic compounds which displays strong potential for adsorption.
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Application

DBP may be used as plasticisers in studying the transcriptional activity of human sodium/iodide symporter.
Plasticizer

Legal Information

Selectophore is a trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Chemie GmbH

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

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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