Butylated HydroxyToluene, E321, CAS no.128-37-0, also known as dibutylhydroxytoluene, manufacturing process via chemical synthesis, 4-methylphenol and 2-methylpropene as raw materials. BHT or butyl hydroxytoluene is a fat soluble synthetic compound used to preserve foods and cosmetics to slow down the autoxidation rate of ingredients in a product that can cause changes in the taste or colour. As such, it is primarily used to prevent fats in foods from becoming rancid – but it is also used in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, jet fuels, rubber, petroleum products, electrical transformer oil, and embalming fluid. As a professional Butylated HydroxyToluene supplier, we supply Butylated HydroxyToluene powder food and pharma grade.
Butylated HydroxyToluene powder food grade Specification
|Appearance||white crystals or crystalline powder|
|Water content, % ≤||0.1|
|Incandesced residue ,% ≤||0.01|
|Sulfate (as SO4), % ≤||0.002|
|Heavy metal (as Pb), % ≤||0.0004|
|As ,% ≤ 0.0001|
|Free cresol(as p-cresol) ,% ≤||0.02|
As a professional Butylated HydroxyToluene supplier, we’re engaged in export and distribute Butylated HydroxyToluene for years.
Raw Materials price: Prices of raw material p-cresol and 2-methylpropene are stable.
Market demand and supply : demand and supply is stable. Production capacity of the Butylated HydroxyToluene manufacturers didn’t change much.
Market Forecast: Considering the current market trend, price of Butylated HydroxyToluene will be stable in the coming months.
Butylated HydroxyToluene is gluten free and widely used in gluten free food to provide better appearance and longer shelf-life to oil and fat.
Butylated HydroxyToluene is a lipophilic organic compound manufactured through chemical synthesis, is generally recognized as halal.
Butylated HydroxyToluene is general recognized as Kosher classified as Parve.
Although Butylated hydroxytoluene generally regarded as a very safe and effective supplement, there can be some minor side effects. The side effects may:
Possible short-term side effects
Possible long-term side effects
- numerous types of cancer
- liver lesions
- tumor production
- biochemical changes
- cell mutation
- endocrine disruption
- fetal cell toxicity
Butylated Hydroxytoluene BHT used in Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Health & Personal care products, Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry. Butylated Hydroxytoluene BHT is used as an antioxidant and preservative. The application of Butylated Hydroxytoluene BHT such as in chewing gum, meat products, cereals, snack foods, beer, etc.