Butylated Hydroxy Anisole (BHA)

Butylated Hydroxyanisole (BHA) is an antioxidant consisting of a mixture of two isomeric organic compounds, 2-tert-butyl-4-hydroxyanisole and 3-tert-butyl-4-hydroxyanisole.

BHA is used in wide variety of applications:

  • Edible fats and oils
  • Animal feed & pet food preparation
  • Snack foods, dehydrated potatoes, nuts etc.
  • Butter, meats, cereals, chewing gums, baked foods
  • Cosmetics like Lipsticks and Eye shadows
  • Beverages
  • Pharmaceuticals
BHA Antioxidant Manufacturers, Exporters & Suppliers from India is located in Ahmedabad, Gujarat

SPECIFICATION : Butylated Hydroxy Anisole (BHA)

Synonym  3 Tertiary Butyl – 4 Hydroxy Anisole Molecular Formula  C11H16O2
CAS No 25013-16-5 Molecular Weight  180.25 g/mol
Sr. No. Particulars Specification
1 Appearance White to slight yellow waxy flakes/powder with characteristic odour
2 Melting Point 48° C – 63° C
3 Assay by GC (C11H16O2) 98.50% Min.
4 3- Tert. Butyl-4- Hydroxy Anisole (3 – BHA)(By GC) 90.00% Min.
5 Solubility Freely soluble in alcohol, propylene glycol. Insoluble in water
6 Arsenic 3 ppm Max.
7 Total Heavy Metals (as Pb) 10 ppm Max.
8 Iron Content 5 ppm Max.
9 Sulphated Ash 0.01% Max.