BHT (Butylated Hydroxy Toluene)

Specification of BHT

Specification :
Product Name : Butylated Hydroxy Toluene (BHT)
Chemical Name : 2,6 Di-tert-butyl-para cresol ( 2,6 DBPC)
Synonyms : 2,6 - Di tert-butyl ? 4 ? methyl phenol
CAS No : 128-37-0
Structural Formula : Butylated hydroxy toluene, Butylated hydroxy toluene Manufacturer, Butylated hydroxy toluene Supplier, Butylated hydroxy toluene Exporter
Appearance : White crystalline solid
Purity wt% : 99.0 min
Sulphated Ash % wt : 0.01 max
Moisture % wt : 0.1 max
Freezing Point : 69 °c min
Flash Point : 245 0F ASTM D93-73
Viscosity : 3.5 (80 °c )

Application of BHT:

The antioxidant activity of BHT (Food Grade) can be incorporated to the baked products if it is utilized as an antioxidant in the shortenings applied in their production.

  • BHT (Food Grade) functions as a synergist with BHA and mixtures of these antioxidants are generally applied for stabilizing fats and oils as given weight of the mixture causes a greater stability to the fat or oil than would the same weight of BHT (Food Grade) or BHA if used independently.
  • BHT (Food Grade) is a chiefly excellent antioxidant for stabilizing meat, fish and bone meals.
  • BHT (Food Grade) may be used, either alone or in combination with BHA, to stabilize edible tallows and fats, fish and fish liver oils, vitamins and essential oils.
  • The maximum usage levels weight % of fat or oil as permissible by FDA and USDA are 0.02 and 0.01 respectively
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