1-(2,4,5-Trihydroxyphenyl)-1-butanone; 1-Butanone, 1-(2,4,5-trihydroxyphenyl)-; Butyrophenone, 2',4',5'-trihydroxy-; THBP; [ChemIDplus] UN2811
Yellow-tan solid; [HSDB] Slightly yellow powder; [MSDSonline]
Used as an antioxidant for polyolefins, paraffin waxes, vegetable oils, and animal fats; as a food additive; as a chemical preservative for animal feeds; [HSDB]
An irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [MSDSonline]
The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Toxic solid, organic, n.o.s."
Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: