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Substance Name: t-Butylhydroquinone
RN: 1948-33-0
UNII: C12674942B
InChIKey: BGNXCDMCOKJUMV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • An anticarcinogenic and chemopreventive agent.

Molecular Formula

  • C10-H14-O2

Molecular Weight

  • 166.219
 

Classification Codes

  • Antioxidants
  • Enzyme Inhibitors
  • Mutation Data
  • Protective Agents
  • Reproductive Effect
  • Tumor Data
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • 1,4-Benzenediol, 2-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-
  • 2-(1,1-Dimethylethyl)-1,4-benzenediol
  • 2-tert-Butylhydroquinone
  • t-Butyl hydroquinone
  • t-Butylhydroquinone
  • TBHQ

Synonyms

  • 1,4-Benzenediol (1,1-dimethylethyl)-
  • 1,4-Benzenediol, 2-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-
  • 2-(1,1-Dimethylethyl)-1,4-benzenediol
  • 2-t-Butylhydroquinone
  • 2-tert-Butyl(1,4)hydroquinone
  • 2-tert-Butyl-1,4-benzenediol
  • 2-tert-Butylhydroquinone
  • 4-06-00-06013 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • AI3-61039
  • Banox 20BA
  • BRN 0637923
  • CCRIS 1447
  • EC 217-752-2
  • EINECS 217-752-2
  • HSDB 838
  • Hydroquinone, t-butyl-
  • Hydroquinone, tert-butyl-
  • Mono-tert-butylhydroquinone
  • Mono-tertiarybutylhydroquinone
  • MTBHQ
  • NSC 4972
  • Sustane
  • t-Butylhydroquinone
  • TBHQ
  • Tenox TBHQ
  • tert-Butyl-1,4-benzenediol
  • tert-Butylhydrochinone
  • tert-Butylhydroquinone
  • Tertiary butylhydroquinone
  • tertiary-Butylhydroquinone
  • UNII-C12674942B

Systematic Names

  • 1,4-Benzenediol, 2-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-
  • 2-(1,1-Dimethylethyl)-1,4-benzenediol
  • 2-tert-Butylhydroquinone
  • Hydroquinone, tert-butyl-

Superlist Names

  • Butylhydroquinone, tert-
  • Hydroquinone, tert-butyl-
  • t-Butylhydroquinone
  • tert-Butylhydroquinone

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 1948-33-0

FDA UNII

  • C12674942B

Other Registry Numbers

  • 123477-69-0
  • 140627-33-4
  • 29863-17-0
  • 68816-56-8

System Generated Number

  • 0001948330

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C10H14O2/c1-10(2,3)8-6-7(11)4-5-9(8)12/h4-6,11-12H,1-3H3

InChIKey

BGNXCDMCOKJUMV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

C(c1c(ccc(c1)O)O)(C)(C)C

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
guinea pig LD50 oral 790mg/kg (790mg/kg)   WHO Food Additives Series. Vol. 8, Pg. 26, 1975.
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 144mg/kg (144mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: MUSCLE WEAKNESS

BEHAVIORAL: TREMOR
Drug and Chemical Toxicology. Vol. 7, Pg. 335, 1984.
mouse LD50 oral 1gm/kg (1000mg/kg)   Kodak Company Reports. Vol. 21MAY1971,
rat LCLo inhalation 2900mg/m3/4H (2900mg/m3) BEHAVIORAL: ATAXIA

SENSE ORGANS AND SPECIAL SENSES: OTHER: EYE

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA
Acute Toxicity Data. Journal of the American College of Toxicology, Part B. Vol. 1, Pg. 753, 1992.
rat LD50 intraperitoneal 300mg/kg (300mg/kg)   Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. Vol. 52, Pg. 53, 1975.
rat LD50 oral 700mg/kg (700mg/kg)   Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. Vol. 52, Pg. 53, 1975.