2,4-Di- tert- butylphenol is an aromatic compound . It is a derivative of phenol with two tert-butyl groups.

2,4-Di- tert- butylphenol is a flammable, difficult to ignite, crystalline, white to yellowish solid with a phenol-like odor, which is practically insoluble in water.



  • It is used in research (for example to study the alkylation reaction with cinnamyl alcohol)
  • As an intermediate in the production of other chemical compounds