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Technical Data Sheet
Eastman Tenox™ 20 Food-Grade Antioxidant, Kosher

Chemical Synonym
  • Propylene Glycol (and) TBHQ (and) Citric Acid
  • Beverage ingredients
  • Food ingredients
  • Food preservatives

Product Description
Eastman Tenox™ 20 food-grade antioxidants stabilize various fats, oils, food, and cosmetics against oxidative deterioration, thus extending product shelf life. Eastman Tenox™ 20 is a formulation of Eastman Tenox™ TBHQ and citric acid.

Typical Properties

PropertyTypical Value, Units
ColorLight amber to golden brown
Viscosity, Brookfielda 
     @ 25°C235 cP
Specific Gravity 
     @ 20°C/20°C1.087
     in Fats and OilsGood
Effectiveness in Vegetable OilsExcellent
Carry Through in Baked FoodsGood
     Citric Acid10 %
     TBHQ20 %

aModel RVT, using Spindle 2 @ 20 rpm.
bCarriers used in solution formulations include vegetable oil, propylene glycol, and/or mono- and diglycerides.

Properties reported here are typical of average lots. Eastman makes no representation that the material in any particular shipment will conform exactly to the values given.

Eastman and its marketing affiliates shall not be responsible for the use of this information, or of any product, method, or apparatus mentioned, and you must make your own determination of its suitability and completeness for your own use, for the protection of the environment, and for the health and safety of your employees and purchasers of your products. No warranty is made of the merchantability of fitness of any product, and nothing herein waives any of the Seller's conditions of sale.

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