Butylated Hydroxyanisole is prepared from 4-methoxyphenol and isobutylene.
This one is an antioxidant consisting of a mixture of two isomeric organic compounds, 2-tert-butyl-4-hydroxyanisole and 3-tert-butyl-4-hydroxyanisole.
The primary use for this one is as an antioxidant and preservative in food, food packaging, animal feed, cosmetics, rubber, and petroleum products.
It is a waxy solid used as a food additive with the E number E320.
- Safe to use
- Waxy solid in appearance
- Used in food packaging
- Pharmaceutical industry
- Chemical industry
- Medical drugs