Butylated Hydroxytoluene(BHT)

  • Author:Hubei Ocean Biotech Co,.ltd.
  • Release on :2015-12-30
Butylated Hydroxytoluene(BHT)

Butylated Hydroxytoluene(BHT) is a white crystalline solid with a faint characteristic odor. It is insoluble in water and in propylene glycol, but is freely soluble in alcohol. It is obtained by alkylation of p-cresol with isobutene or by monobutylation of m,p-cresol mixtures.



Butylated Hydroxytoluene(BHT) is a general  phenolic antioxidants , which is usually  being used as food antioxidants, stabilizers to delay food spoilage in food grade plastic and food package.

It can also be used as antioxidant in various lubricants, gasoline, paraffin, and various crude oil to prevent the increasing of acid rate and viscosity.  The recommended amount will be  0.1%-1.0%

butylated hydroxytoluene is stablizer for cosmetics and pharmaceuticals, dosage: 0.01%~2%;

butylated hydroxytoluene is antioxidant for industrial oils; dosage 0.1%~1%;

butylated hydroxytoluene is antioxidant in oil with food grade.