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Tert-butyl peroxybenzoate is classified as a peroxidetype C.  The Self Accelerating Decomposition Temperature (SADT) of tert-butyl peroxybenzoate is60 ºC. Flammabilityis an intrinsic hazard in this class. 

Tert-butyl peroxybenzoate is a colourless to slightly yellow organicliquidwith a mild aromatic odour, So tert-butyl peroxybenzoateis not an aerosol or a gas under pressure.

Themelting rangeof tert-butyl peroxybenzoate is between 9°C and 11°C.

Thedensityof tert-butyl peroxybenzoate is 1.04 g/cm3 at 20°C.

Thevapour pressureof tert-butyl peroxybenzoate is 0.003 Pa at 20°C.

The n-octanol/waterpartition coefficientof tert-butyl peroxybenzoate log Pow= 3.0 at 25 °C.

Thewater solubilityof tert-butyl peroxybenzoate is 1180mg/L.

The substance hasno explosiveandno oxidizingproperties.

The study on corrosion towards metal is technically not feasible.

 Theviscosityof tert-butyl peroxybenzoate is 7.50 mPas.

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