para-tert-butylphenol

para-tert-butylphenol

[¦par·ə ¦tərt ¦byüd·əl′fē‚nȯl]
(organic chemistry)
(CH3)3CC6H4OH Needlelike crystals with a melting point of 98°C; soluble in alcohol and ether; used as an intermediate in production of varnish and lacquer resins, an additive in motor oil, and an ingredient in deemulsifiers in oil fields.
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