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Sigma-Aldrich

Butylated hydroxytoluene

≥99%, FCC, FG

Synonym(s):
2,6-Di-tert-butyl-4-methylphenol, 2,6-Di-tert-butyl-p-cresol, DBPC, Butylated hydroxytoluene, Butylhydroxytoluene, BHT
Linear Formula:
[(CH3)3C]2C6H2(CH3)OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
220.35
FEMA Number:
2184
Beilstein:
1911640
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
E Number:
E 321
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic

grade

FG
Fragrance grade
Kosher

Agency

follows IFRA guidelines

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1223/2009
EU Regulation 1333/2008 & 178/2002
FCC
FDA 21 CFR 117
FDA 21 CFR 172.115

vapor density

7.6 (vs air)

vapor pressure

<0.01 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

≥99%

form

powder or crystals

autoignition temp.

878 °F

bp

265 °C (lit.)

mp

69-73 °C (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

Organoleptic

camphoraceous

SMILES string

Cc1cc(c(O)c(c1)C(C)(C)C)C(C)(C)C

InChI

1S/C15H24O/c1-10-8-11(14(2,3)4)13(16)12(9-10)15(5,6)7/h8-9,16H,1-7H3

InChI key

NLZUEZXRPGMBCV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Gene Information

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General description

Butylated hydroxytoluene is a synthetic phenolic compound mainly used as an antioxidant and preservative in the food industry. It is used to prevent the lipid oxidation in oils and fat-containing foods.

Packaging

10, 20 kg in fiber drum
1 kg in poly bottle

Pictograms

Environment

Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Chronic 1

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

260.6 °F - open cup

Flash Point(C)

127 °C - open cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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