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Tertiary Butyl Hydroquinone or TBHQ
CAS Number: 1948-33-0

Molecular Formula: C10H14O2
Molecular Weight: 166.22

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Tertiary Butyl Hydroquinone or TBHQ

Tertiary Butyl Hydroquinone or TBHQ is an additive to preserve processed foods. It acts as an antioxidant. TBHQ, like many food additives, is used to extend shelf life and prevent rancidity.

TBHQ tert-Butylhydroquinone; Mono-tert-butylhydroquinone FCC Food Grade Specifications
C10H14O2 Formula weight 166.22
INS: 319 CAS: 1948-33-0

TBHQ occurs as a white, crystalline solid. It is soluble in alcohol and in ether, but it is practically insoluble in water.
Function: Antioxidant.

Identification: Dissolve a few milligrams of sample in 1 mL of methanol, and add a few drops of a 25% solution of dimethylamine in water. A pink to red color appears.

Assay: Not less than 99.0% of C10H14O2.
tert-Butyl-p-benzoquinone: Not more than 0.2%.
2,5-Di-tert-butylhydroquinone: Not more than 0.2%.
Hydroquinone: Not more than 0.1%.
Lead: Not more than 2 mg/kg.
Melting Range: Between 126.5° and 128.5°.
Toluene: Not more than 0.0025%.
Ultraviolet Absorbance: (polynuclear hydrocarbons) Passes test.

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TBHQ gives greater synergistic effect with BHT, BHA and propyl gallate than that which might be expected from contribution of each individual antioxidant.

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