Butylated Hydroxy Anisole(BHA)

Butylated Hydroxyanisole is a widely used synthetic antioxidant in foods, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals mainly to preserve fats and oils. Butylated hydroxyanisole is a volatile monohydric phenolic compound mainly used as an antioxidant and preservative in the food industry. It is used to preserve the flavor and color of oils due its ability to restrict the oxidation of short chain fatty acids.



HS Code: 2915

C.A.S number: 25013-16-5

Haz class: H302-H315-H319-H335-H351

Technical Specifications

White to Pale yellow solid (Crystal Flake or Pastille) with waxy appearance.
Purity by HPLC (C11H16O2)
98.50% Min.
3-Tert. Butyl-4-Hydroxy Anisole (3-BHA)
95.00% Min.
Melting Point
48°C to 63°C
Tert. Butyl Hydroquinone
0.1% Max
Arsenic (as AS)
03 ppm Max
Hydroquinone, % by mass
0.1% Max
Heavy Metals (as Pb)
02 ppm Max
Sulphated Ash
0.01% Max