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


Chemical Synonym
  • Canola Oil Glyceride (and) Zea Mays (Corn) Oil (and) TBHQ (and) Propylene Glycol (and) Citric Acid
Applications
  • Beverage ingredients
  • Food ingredients
  • Food preservatives
  • Personal care ingredients
  • Skin care ingredients

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

Typical Properties

PropertyTypical Value, Units
General
ColorGolden brown
Viscosity, Brookfielda 
     @ 25°C369 cP
Specific Gravity 
     @ 20°C/20°C0.998
Solubility 
     in Fats and OilsExcellent
Effectiveness in Vegetable OilsExcellent
Carry Through in Baked FoodsGood
Compositionb 
     Citric Acid3 %
     TBHQ20 %

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



Comments
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.


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