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CHEBI:76359 - butylated hydroxyanisole

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ChEBI Name butylated hydroxyanisole
Definition A mixture of 2-tert-butyl-4-hydroxyanisole and 3-tert-butyl-4-hydroxyanisole. Is is used as an antioxidant and preservative in food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, rubber and petroleum products.
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Chemical Role(s): antioxidant
A substance that opposes oxidation or inhibits reactions brought about by dioxygen or peroxides.
Biological Role(s): food additive
Any substance which is added to food to preserve or enhance its flavour and/or appearance.
Application(s): food additive
Any substance which is added to food to preserve or enhance its flavour and/or appearance.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing butylated hydroxyanisole (CHEBI:76359) has part 2-tert-butyl-4-hydroxyanisole (CHEBI:76357)
butylated hydroxyanisole (CHEBI:76359) has part 3-tert-butyl-4-hydroxyanisole (CHEBI:76358)
butylated hydroxyanisole (CHEBI:76359) has role antioxidant (CHEBI:22586)
butylated hydroxyanisole (CHEBI:76359) has role food additive (CHEBI:64047)
butylated hydroxyanisole (CHEBI:76359) is a mixture (CHEBI:60004)
Synonyms Sources
2(3)-tert-butyl-4-hydroxyanisole ChemIDplus
BHA ChemIDplus
butyl hydroxyanisole ChemIDplus
Butylhydroxyanisole KEGG COMPOUND
butylhydroxyanisole ChemIDplus
E320 ChEBI
tert-butyl-4-hydroxyanisole ChemIDplus
tert-butyl-4-methoxyphenol ChemIDplus
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Butylated_hydroxyanisole Wikipedia
US2459540 Patent
US2470902 Patent
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25013-16-5 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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Last Modified
28 July 2014