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PHR1117

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Butylated Hydroxytoluene

Pharmaceutical Secondary Standard; Certified Reference Material

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
Beilstein:
1911640
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
E Number:
E321
NACRES:
NA.24

Quality Level

grade

certified reference material
pharmaceutical secondary standard

vapor density

7.6 (vs air)

vapor pressure

<0.01 mmHg ( 20 °C)

form

neat

CofA

current certificate can be downloaded

autoignition temp.

878 °F

application(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

bp

265 °C (lit.)

mp

69-73 °C (lit.)

Featured Industry

Cleaning Products
Cosmetics
Food and Beverages
Personal Care
Pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

pharmacopeia traceability

traceable to PhEur B1215000
traceable to USP 1092708

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

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General description

Pharmaceutical secondary standards for application in quality control, provide pharma laboratories and manufacturers with a convenient and cost-effective alternative to the preparation of in-house working standards.
Butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT) is a phenolic antioxidant used as a food additive. It is frequently added to dried cereals, cooking oils and animal foods. BHT is also known to enhance the stability of pharmaceuticals, fat-soluble vitamins and cosmetics .

Application

These Secondary Standards are qualified as Certified Reference Materials. These are suitable for use in several analytical applications including but not limited to pharma release testing, pharma method development for qualitative and quantitative analyses, food and beverage quality control testing, and other calibration requirements.

Analysis Note

These secondary standards offer multi-traceability to the USP, EP (PhEur) and BP primary standards, where they are available.

Other Notes

This Certified Reference Material (CRM) is produced and certified in accordance with ISO 17034 and ISO/IEC 17025. All information regarding the use of this CRM can be found on the certificate of analysis.

Footnote

To see an example of a Certificate of Analysis for this material enter LRAB3695 in the slot below. This is an example certificate only and may not be the lot that you receive.

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

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Reactivity of butylated hydroxytoluene.
Lambert CR, et al.
Free Radical Biology & Medicine, 21(3), 395-400 (1996)
Deliang Guo et al.
Science signaling, 2(101), ra82-ra82 (2009-12-17)
Glioblastoma, the most common malignant brain tumor, is among the most lethal and difficult cancers to treat. Although epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutations are frequent in glioblastoma, their clinical relevance is poorly understood. Studies of tumors from patients treated...
Hiroya Okamoto et al.
Experimental dermatology, 21 Suppl 1, 5-7 (2012-06-01)
Pt nanoparticle is a strong reductant and has been used as an antioxidant in cosmetics and medicine. It was reported to have catalase-like activity, which converts hydrogen peroxide to water and oxygen. However, in this study, freshly prepared Pt nanoparticle...
Rio P Juni et al.
JACC. Basic to translational science, 4(5), 575-591 (2019-11-27)
The positive findings of the EMPA-REG OUTCOME trial (Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Cardiovascular Outcome Trial of Empagliflozin) on heart failure (HF) outcome in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus suggest a direct effect of empagliflozin on the heart. These patients frequently have...
Butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT): a review.
H Babich
Environmental research, 29(1), 1-29 (1982-10-01)

Protocols

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