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

Chemical Synonym
  • BHA
  • Beverage ingredients
  • Food ingredients
  • Food preservatives
  • Personal care ingredients
  • Pharmaceutical chemicals

Product Description
Chemically, BHA is a mixture of two isomers, 2-tertiary-butyl-4-hydroxy-anisole and 3-tertiary-butyl-4-hydroxy-anisole. This mixture is commonly referred to as butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA). It has outstanding solubility in fats and oils and is known for its carry through effect in baked foods. Tenox™ BHA imparts excellent stability to an array of food products, fats, oils, pet foods, vitamins, and packaging materials.

Typical Properties

PropertyTypical Value, Units
Molecular Weight180.25
AppearanceWhite to slightly yellow solid
Boiling Point 
     @ 733 mm Hg264-270 °C
Melt point48-63 °C
     in LipidsSoluble
     in WaterInsoluble
     in EthanolSoluble
FormWaxy solid

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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