BHA (Butylated Hydroxyanisole)

 

It is nothing but a synthetic phenolic antioxidant and is a generally applied as fat soluble food preservative since 1947, along with broad biological activities. It averts food Rancidification by reacting with oxygen. It slows down the loss of flavors and aroma and prevents color changing that generally happens by oxidation process. It guards animals from radiation and the severe toxicity of a variety of xenobiotics as well as mutagens.

 

Specification :

Name of Products : Butylated hydroxyanisole
Common Name : BHA
Molecure Weight   180.25
Empirical Formula : C11H16O2
CAS Number : 25013-16-5
Structural Formula : BHA antioxidants, BHA antioxidants india, BHA antioxidants Manufacturer, Butylated hydroxyanisole, Butylated hydroxyl anisole, BHA antioxidant, BHA food additive, TBHQ
Description : A white of a Pale Yellow Solid (Crystal, Flake or Pastile with a waxy apperancence and faint Arometic Odour.
Identification : Dissolve about 10 mg. in 2 ml. of alcohol add 1 ml. of a 1.0 g/L solution of Testosterone Propionate in alcohol and 2 ml. of Dilute Sodium Hydroxide Solution. Heat in a water bath at 80 °C for 10 min. and allow to cool, a red colour developes.
Assay ( As C11H16O2)
(Chromatographic)
: Min. 98.50%
3-Tert butyl 4-Hydroxyanisole
(3-BHA)
: Min.95.00%
Melting Range : Between 48 °C to 63 °C
Heavy metal (as Pb) : Max. 2 mg/kg.
Arsenic : Max. 3 mg/kg.
Sulphated Ash

: Max. 0.01% m/m
 

Areas of Application :

  • Cosmetic particularly lipsticks and eye shadows
  • Butter, meats, cereals, chewing gums, backed goods, snack foods, dehydrated potatoes, nuts etc.
  • Beverages
  • Edible fats and oils
  • Pharmaceuticals