Polymerization inhibitor TBHQ

More than 20 countries have approved the use of TBHQ as a food antioxidant, including China, the United States, Australia, Brazil, etc. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) allows TBHQ to be used alone or in combination (with BHA or BHT) for oil or fatty foods, including volatile essential oils, with a maximum allowable dosage of 200PPM. It can also be used in non-alcoholic beverages, margarine, and mixed nuts

TBHQ, also known as tert butyl hydroquinone, is a phenolic oil soluble antioxidant. TBHQ has high efficiency and stability, which can extend the shelf life of foods rich in oil and improve food safety. Its main application areas include edible oils, fried baked goods, nut and grain foods, meat products, etc.

Vegetable oil, animal fat, chewing gum, soup, seasoning, vitamins, grain food, nuts, essence, sausage, animal feed, grain food packaging, candy, instant potatoes, flavor substances, yeast, cosmetics, etc


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Product Details

Polymerization inhibitor TBHQ, is a white or slightly reddish-brown crystalline powder with a very light special fragrance, almost insoluble in water (about 5 per cent), soluble in organic solvents such as ethanol, ethyl acetate, ether and so on.

1.Product Parameters

Molecular formula: C10H14O2

Molecular weight: 166.22

CAS No.: 1948-33-0

2.Product Characteristics

Antimicrobial effect: Polymerisation inhibitor TBHQ can effectively inhibit the growth of bacteria and moulds.

Vegetable oil, animal fat, chewing gum, soup, seasoning, vitamins, grain food, nuts, essence, sausage, animal feed, grain food packaging, candy, instant potatoes, flavor substances, yeast, cosmetics, etc

Non-colouring: Polymerization inhibitor TBHQ will not change its flavour and colour when used due to the encounter of iron or copper ions.

Safety: Polymerisation inhibitor TBHQ has a low acute toxicity level.

Grease solubility: Polymerisation inhibitor TBHQ is soluble in animal and vegetable fats and oils, making it easy to add and use.

Polymerization inhibitor TBHQ

3.Caveat

TBHQ should be fully soluble and evenly dispersed in fats and oils, otherwise the antioxidant effect will be impaired.

Some organic acids and their coolants can enhance the activity of TBHQ. It is better to mix with 0010.02% citric acid.

This product should not be mixed with PG (propyl gallate). Avoid using this product under strong alkaline conditions.

4.Sales volume

The annual production capacity of TBHQ of Shandong Baisiyi Food Technology Co., Ltd. is about 2,000 tonnes, and the actual sales are more than 1,000 tonnes, which can basically meet the domestic demand.

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