TBC Optima 100% Flakes consists of white-creamy flakes. It stabilizes monomers, it is used as polymerisation inhibitor for monomers such as: styrene, butadiene, vinyl acetate, vinyl chloride ... It combines with peroxides to prevent polymerisation in distillation processes, during transport and storage.


  • CAS number
  • Global Business Unit
    Aroma Performance
  • Synonyms
    4-Tertiary-Butyl catechol ; 4 tert-Butylpyrocatechol ; Para tertiobutyl catechol


Segments Applications
Chemical Industry Monomers
Industrial & Protective Coatings Industrial coatings

Chemical categories

Chemical category Chemical family Chemical product
Stabilizers and Antioxidants Phenol derivatives Tertiobutyl catechol (for Butadiene, Styrene)

Region of commercial availability

  • Asia / Pacific
  • Europe / Middle East / Africa
  • North America
  • Latin America

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