What is p-tert-octylphenol and what is it used for?

Basic Information:
The Chinese name for p-tert-octylphenol
Chinese alias octylphenol; 4-(1,1,3, 3-tetramethylbutyl) phenol; 4-(tertiary octylphenol); 4-tert-octylphenol;
It’s called 4-tert-Octylphenol
4-(2,4, 4-trimethylpentan-2-yl)phenol; p-tert-Octylphenol; 4 – (1,1,3,3 – TetraMethylbutyl) phenol; t-octylphenol; 4-Tert-Octylphenol; tert-octylphenol;
CAS number 140-66-9
Molecular formula C14H22O
Molecular weight 206.32400

Physicochemical properties:
Appearance properties white powder
Refractive index 1.5135 (20ºC)
Flash point 145 °C
Vapor pressure 0.00025mmHg at 25°C
Melting point 79-82 °C(lit.)
Density 0.935 g/cm3
Boiling point 175 °C30 mm Hg(lit.)

Uses of p-tert-octylphenol:

1. Widely used in the manufacture of oil-soluble phenolic resins, surfactants, adhesives, etc.
2. Used in the production of octylphenol polyoxyethylene ether and octylphenol formaldehyde resin, also widely used as non-ionic surfactants, textile additives, oilfield additives, antioxidants and rubber vulcanization agent raw materials.

Post time: Feb-20-2023