Butylated Hydroxyanisole (BHA)

Butylated Hydroxyanisole (BHA)

1500 INR/Kilograms

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  • Grade Industrial Grade
  • Physical Form Powder
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Butylated Hydroxyanisole (BHA) Price and Quantity

  • 25 Kilograms
  • 1500 INR/Kilograms
  • 1200.00 - 1500.00 INR/Kilograms

Butylated Hydroxyanisole (BHA) Specifications

  • Powder
  • Room Temperature
  • Industrial Grade

Trade Information

  • ICD Vadodara
  • Cash Advance (CA) Cash in Advance (CID)
  • 10000 Kilograms Per Week
  • 7 Days
  • Free samples available with shipping and taxes paid by the buyer
  • 25 kgs Drum
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  • Assam Dadra and Nagar Haveli Chandigarh Pondicherry Nagaland Daman and Diu Chhattisgarh Lakshadweep North India Rajasthan Madhya Pradesh West Bengal Uttarakhand Bihar Andaman and Nicobar Islands Jharkhand Karnataka Tripura Meghalaya Maharashtra Manipur South India West India Telangana East India Himachal Pradesh Goa Jammu and Kashmir Haryana Sikkim Arunachal Pradesh Punjab Andhra Pradesh Mizoram Tamil Nadu Delhi Gujarat Kerala Central India Odisha Uttar Pradesh All India
  • ISO 9001,18001 and 45001

Product Description

Butylated Hydroxyanisole (BHA) possesses excellent antioxidant properties making it the ideal choice for the prevention of rancidification of food products. It acts as a free radical scavenger having the ability to stabilize them preventing generation of undesired odour. This chemical consists of a mixture of two isomeric organic compounds and is formulated from 4-methoxyphenol and isobutylene. It appears as a waxy solid having chemical formula C11H16O2 with molecular mass of 180.25 g/mol.

Butyl Hydroxy Anisole Properties:

  • PubChem CID: 24667
  • Molecular Formula: C22H32O4
  • Synonyms: Butylhydroxyanisole
  • IUPAC Name: 2-tert-butyl-4-methoxyphenol;3-tert-butyl-4-methoxyphenol
  • CAS Number: 25013-16-5
  • Molar mass: 180.247 g/mol
  • Appearance: Waxy solid
  • Density: 1.0587 g/cm3 at 20 degree centigrade
  • Melting point: 48 to 55 degree centigrade (118 to 131 degree fahrenheit; 321 to 328 K)
  • Boiling point: 264 to 270 degree centigrade (507 to 518 degree fahrenheit; 537 to 543 K)
  • Solubility in water: Insoluble in water
  • Solubility: Freely soluble in ethanol, methanol, propylene glycol; soluble in fats and oils
  • Refractive index (nD): 1.5303 at 589.3 nm

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: What is butyl hydroxy anisole (BHA)?

A: It is a synthetic antioxidant commonly used in the food industry to prevent the oxidation of oils, fats, and other food products.

Q: Is BHA safe for consumption?

A: It has been approved for use as a food additive by the FDA, WHO, and other regulatory agencies. However, there have been some concerns about its potential health effects, particularly its ability to induce cancer in animal studies.

Q: Can BHA cause allergic reactions?

A: It is generally considered safe for consumption and has not been linked to any significant allergic reactions.

Q: What foods contain BHA?

A: It is commonly used in processed food products such as cereals, snack foods, and baked goods, as well as in animal feed.

Q: Is there a maximum safe dose of BHA?

A: The FDA has set a limit of 0.02% of BHA in food products, which is considered safe for consumption by the general population.

Q: Can BHA be harmful to the environment?

A: It has been found to persist in the environment and can be toxic to aquatic organisms. However, the levels of BHA in the environment are typically very low and not considered a significant threat to environmental health.
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