Butylated HydroxyToluene

Food Antioxidants Preservative, E321, CAS no.128-37-0, HS code290719

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Butylated HydroxyToluene E321

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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.

CAS No. : 128-37-0
Chemical Formula : C15H24O
H.S.code : 290719
E No. : E321
Synonyms : 2,6-Di-tert-butyl-p-cresol
BHT
Dibutylated hydroxytoluene
4-Methyl-2,6-di-tert-butyl phenol
Chemical structure  :  butylated hydroxytoluene chemical structure

Butylated HydroxyToluene powder food grade Specification

ITEM SPECIFICATIONS
Appearance white crystals or crystalline powder
m.p.°C 69.0-70.0
Purity, %,≥ 99.5
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 supply Butylated HydroxyToluene powder food and pharma grade can provide HAPPC, KOSHER, HALAL Certificates for this product.

Price trend of  Butylated HydroxyToluene

Upstream: Prices of upstream p-cresol and 2-methylpropene are stable and supply is stable. Production capacity of the Butylated HydroxyToluene manufacturers didn’t change much.
Downstream: Downstream demand is pretty stable.
Forecast: Considering the current market trend, price of Butylated HydroxyToluene will be stable in the coming months.

Food Grade: Butylated HydroxyToluene is widely used as antioxidants and texture stabilizer in food industries.  food grade Butylated HydroxyToluene is available as fine powder(>99.5% purity).

Butylated HydroxyToluene gluten free

Yes. Butylated HydroxyToluene is gluten free and widely used in gluten free food to provide better appearance and longer shelf-life to oil and fat.

Halal Certified Butylated HydroxyToluene

Butylated HydroxyToluene is a lipophilic organic compound manufactured through chemical synthesis. As a synthesized chemical, Butylated HydroxyToluene is general recognized as halal. We will still audit another 2 key points to make sure that our Butylated HydroxyToluene is 100% halal: Are there any pig products used in manufacturing process of this ingredient? Does the ingredient contain Alcohol (impure) or other haraam ingredients?

Kosher Certified Butylated HydroxyToluene

Butylated HydroxyToluene is a lipophilic organic compound manufactured through chemical synthesis. As a synthesized chemical, Butylated HydroxyToluene is general recognized as Kosher classified as Parve. Moreover, Butylated HydroxyToluene is also regulated as Kosher for Passover.

Butylated HydroxyToluene MSDS

  • 5.1. Storage: stored in a cool and dry place and kept away from strong light and heat.
  • 5.2. Handling precaution: Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition. Empty containers pose a fire risk, evaporate the residue under a fume hood. Ground all equipment containing material. Do not ingest. Do not breathe dust.

Side Effect of Butylated HydroxyToluene

Butylated Hydroxy Toluene is considered safe by FDA according to existing data and granted GRAS status.

No significant side effects reported.

Generally recognized as safe(GRAS) is a FDA designation that a specific substance or ingredient is generally considered safe by experts, and so is exempted from the usual Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) food additive tolerance requirements. Butylated Hydroxy Toluene is considered safe by FDA according to existing data and granted GRAS status.

Application and Uses of Butylated Hydroxy Toluene

Butylated HydroxyToluene is a lipophilic organic compound widely used as additive in food production. As a antioxidants, Butylated HydroxyToluene can be used in a wide variety of industries including: food production, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, and various other industries.

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