Butyl phenol, also known as phenylcarbinol, is a type of organic compound used in a variety of industries, such as the production of plastics, paints and coatings, and pharmaceuticals. It is also used as an antioxidant and flavor enhancer in the food and beverage industry.
When rubber materials come into contact with butyl phenol, oxidation and degradation of the rubber can occur. This is due to the chemical reaction between the butyl phenol and the rubber material, which can lead to cracks, tears, and decreased flexibility or elasticity of the rubber material. The rubber may also experience discoloration or discoloration of the surface, depending on the type of rubber used.
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