Tertiary Butylhydroquinone(TBHQ)

food antioxidant preservative E319, CAS no.1948-33-0, HS code290722

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Tertiary Butylhydroquinone E319

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Tertiary Butylhydroquinone, E319, CAS no.1948-33-0, manufacturing process via chemical synthesis, Hydroquinone and tert-Butanol as raw materials. TBHQ is a synthetic food antioxidant that is used to extend the shelf life of oily and fatty foods. In processed foods, it’s sprayed on the food or on its packaging to prevent discoloration and changes to flavor and odor. Also used in cosmetics, perfumes, varnishes and lacquers, contain TBHQ to maintain stability. As a professional Tertiary Butylhydroquinone supplier, we supply Tertiary Butylhydroquinone powder food and pharma grade.

CAS No. : 1948-33-0
Chemical Formula : C10H14O2
H.S.code : 290722
E No. : E319
Other name : 2-(1,1-Dimethylethyl)-1,4-benzenediol

TBHQ

Chemical structure  :   tert-butylhydroquinone Chemical structure

Tertiary Butylhydroquinone powder food grade Specification

Appearance White crystalline powder
Identification Complies
Content(C10H14O2) ≥99%
Pb ≤0.001%
ARSENIC ≤0.0003%
T-butyl-Benzoquinone ≤0.2%
2,5-Di-t-butyl-hydroquinone ≤0.2%
Hydroquinone ≤0.1%
Toluene ≤0.0025%
Melting Point 126.5~128.5

As a professional Tertiary Butylhydroquinone supplier, we supply Tertiary Butylhydroquinone powder food and pharma grade can provide HAPPC, KOSHER, HALAL Certificates for this product

Price trend of Tertiary Butylhydroquinone

Upstream: Prices of upstream Hydroquinone and tert-Butanol are stable and supply is stable. Production capacity of the Tertiary Butylhydroquinone manufacturers didn’t change much.
Downstream: Downstream demand is pretty stable.
Forecast: Considering the current market trend, price of Tertiary Butylhydroquinone will be stable in the coming months.

Food Grade: Tertiary Butylhydroquinone is widely used as antioxidants in food and beverage industries. food grade Tertiary Butylhydroquinone is available as fine powder(>99% purity).

Butylhydroquinone(TBHQ) gluten free

Yes. Tertiary Butylhydroquinone(TBHQ) is gluten free and widely used in gluten free food to provide natural color and longer shelf-life to unsaturated vegetable oils and many edible animal fats.

Halal Certified Tertiary Butylhydroquinone(TBHQ)

Tertiary Butylhydroquinone(TBHQ) is a aromatic organic compound manufactured through chemical synthesis, available as white to off-white crystallized powder. As a synthesized chemical, Tertiary Butylhydroquinone(TBHQ) is general recognized as halal. We will still audit another 2 key points to make sure that our Tertiary Butylhydroquinone(TBHQ) 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 Tertiary Butylhydroquinone(TBHQ)

Tertiary Butylhydroquinone(TBHQ) is a synthesized chemical ingredients. As a synthesized chemical, Tertiary Butylhydroquinone(TBHQ) is general recognized as Kosher classified as Parve. Moreover, Tertiary Butylhydroquinone(TBHQ) is also regulated as Kosher for Passover.

Tertiary Butylhydroquinone(TBHQ) 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 Tertiary Butylhydroquinone(TBHQ)

Though Tertiary Butylhydroquinone is not on FDA’s GRAS exemption list, it’s still widely accepted as safe food additive in many countries including USA with specific limit on dosage.

No significant side effects reported. Large doses of Tertiary Butylhydroquinone can pose toxic effect.

Application and Uses of Tertiary Butylhydroquinone(TBHQ)

Tertiary Butylhydroquinone is a aromatic organic compound widely used as additive in food production. As a antioxidants, Tertiary Butylhydroquinone can be used in a wide variety of industries including: food production, beverage, pharmaceutical, agriculture/animal feed, and various other industries.

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