Product Name :4-tert-Butylpyrocatechol, TBC Solvay

Equivalent Name: TBC OPTIMA 100% Flakes

Cas No. : 98-29-3

White to light yellow powder or colorless to light yellow liquid.

Molecular weight: 166.22,

melting point 52~57 °C,

boiling point 285 °C,

flash point 129.4 °C.

Soluble in methanol, ethanol, acetone, benzene, toluene, xylene, ether, and carbon tetranitride. Insoluble in water, slightly soluble in 80 °C hot water. Almost insoluble in petroleum ether.


4-tert-butylcatechol is mainly used as an efficient polymerization inhibitor during the processing or storage and transportation of olefin monomer; Used as an antioxidant for polymer materials and oils.

Typical Properties

Test item Standard value
Appearance White to slight yellow powder
Melt range 52-57
Ash ≤0.1
Purify ≥99
Conclusion Pass or Fail


Liquid products are packed in plastic barrels, with a net weight of 20kg per barrel; Solid products are packed in carton barrels (lined with plastic bags), with a net weight of 25kg per barrel; It can also be packaged according to user requirements.

Avoid excessive heating or direct sunlight during transportation, and should also comply with GB/T191 regulations.  When storing, it must be sealed, isolated from air, and placed in a cool and dry room, and it is forbidden to contact with alkalis, iron, and copper to avoid oxidation.


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