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Technical Data Sheet
Eastman™ DTBHQ

  • General industrial coatings
  • Intermediates
  • Kitchen & bath
  • Lubricants
  • Molding & trim interior
  • Polymer modification
  • Wire/cable

Product Description
Eastman™ DTBHQ (2,5-ditert-butylhydroquinone) is a white to tan crystalline solid that is insoluble in water and caustic solutions. Eastman™ DTBHQ has a low vapor pressure and has short induction periods in peroxide-catalyzed polymerizations.

Typical Properties

PropertyTypical Value, Units
Molecular Weight222.31
Empirical FormulaC14H22O2
AppearanceWhite to tan crystals
Assay99 wt %
Specific Gravity1.07
Melting Point215 °C (419 °F)
Boiling Point321 °C (610 °F)
Flash Point 
     Cleveland Open Cup216 °C (420 °F)
Autoignition Temperature421 °C (790 °F)
Solubility @ 25º (77ºF) 
     In Acetone25 wt %
     In CausticInsoluble
     In Ethanol (95%)17 wt %
     In Ethyl Acetate31 wt %
     In Styrene< 5 wt %
     In Toluene< 1 wt %
     in WaterInsoluble

Properties reported here are typical of average lots. Eastman makes no representation that the material in any particular shipment will conform exactly to the values given.

Eastman and its marketing affiliates shall not be responsible for the use of this information, or of any product, method, or apparatus mentioned, and you must make your own determination of its suitability and completeness for your own use, for the protection of the environment, and for the health and safety of your employees and purchasers of your products. No warranty is made of the merchantability of fitness of any product, and nothing herein waives any of the Seller's conditions of sale.

10/16/2023 10:49:00 AM