Butylhydroxyanisole Impurities

Butylhydroxyanisole, also known as Butylated hydroxyanisole is a preservative used in food additives to provide antioxidant properties.

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Impurity structure Parent Drug Name Name of Impurity Catalogue No. CAS No.
Butylhydroxyanisole EP Impurity A Butylhydroxyanisole

Butylhydroxyanisole EP Impurity A

VL283001 123-31-9
Butylhydroxyanisole-D3 (Mixture of Isomers) Butylhydroxyanisole

Butylhydroxyanisole-D3 (Mixture of Isomers)

DVE00270 N/A
2-tert-Butyl-4-Hydroxyanisole-D3 Butylhydroxyanisole


DVE00271 1794892-02-6
3-tert-Butyl-4-Hydroxyanisole-D3 Butylhydroxyanisole


DVE00272 85013-37-2

Butylhydroxyanisole Related Compound

It has been found to cause liver toxicity hinder the development of organs and learning abilities and contribute to sleep disturbances.



What is the role of BHA in food?

BHA is commonly employed as a food to act as an antioxidant, in items that contain fats or oils. It can also be used alongside butylated hydroxytoluene, tert butylhydroquinone, and propyl gallate to create a combination of antioxidants, with effects.

What is the mechanism of BHA antioxidants?

There are two ways in which antioxidants work; synthetic antioxidants, like BHA and hydroxytoluene, prevent the spread of radicals while various other antioxidants (such, as carotenoids) neutralize the singlet state of oxygen.

Is BHC an antioxidant?

Antioxidant. A variety of automotive and industrial lubricants benefit greatly from the exceptional oxidative stability offered by VANLUBE BHC, a powerful all-purpose, nonstaining, ashless antioxidant.