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Technical Data Sheet
Eastman Tenox™ BHT Food Grade Antioxidant, Kosher

Chemical Synonym
  • BHT
  • Beverage ingredients
  • Food ingredients
  • Food preservatives
  • Personal care ingredients
  • Skin care ingredients

Product Description
Chemically, BHT is 2, 6 ditertiarybutyl-4-methyl phenol; commonly referred to as butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT). It has outstanding solubility in fats and oils and provides carry through effectiveness in baked foods. Used singly or with other Tenox™ antioxidants BHT imparts stability to cereals, fats, oils, and packaging materials.

Typical Properties

PropertyTypical Value, Units
Molecular Weight220
AppearanceWhite granular crystal
Boiling Point 
     @ 733 mm Hg265 °C
Melting Point69.7 °C
OdorVery slight
     in EthanolSoluble
     in LipidsSoluble
     in WaterInsoluble
ColorWhite to light tan

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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