tert-Butylbenzene is an useful intermediate for manufacturing agrochemicals and pharmaceuticals. tert-Butyl Toluene is used as a solvent for resins.
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Gefahrenhinweise (EU): H226-H332-H315-H319-H335
Flammable liquid and vapour. Harmful if inhaled. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.