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Butylated Hydroxyanisole (BHA)

Formula C11H16O2
CAS No. 25013-16-5
EINECS No. 246-563-8
Molecular Weight 180.25
Synonyms BHA; 2(3)-tert-Butyl-4-hydroxyanisole; Antioxyne B; BOA; Butyl Hydroxyanisole; 2-tert-Butyl-4-methoxyphenol; 2-tert-Butyl-4-methoxyphenol and 3-tert-butyl-4-methoxyphenol (mixture); 2(3)-t-Butyl-4-hydroxyanisole; 2(3)-t-Butylhydroquinone monomethyl ether;


Butylated Hydroxyanisole (BHA), also known as tert-butyl-4-hydroxyanisole, is a mixture of isomer 2-tert-Butyl-4-methoxyphenol (2-BHA) and 3-tert-butyl-4-methoxyphenol (3-BHA).


UniVOOK Chemical provides Food grade / USP grade / NF grade / Feed grade butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA) globally for a wide range of industries: food, feed, cosmetics, prescription drugs and packaging materials, including those multinational companies that are global leaders in these industries.


Our unique process for Butylated Hydroxyanisole using MEHQ as starting material does not involve any toluene and therefore guarantee the highest standard of food & feed safety. Thanks to our innovative production processes and efficient supply chain management, UniVOOK Chemical’s BHA products show significant cost advantages in the global market and are widely recognized for their reliable quality.


OEM/ODM for Butylated Hydroxyanisole (BHA)

UniVOOK Chemical produces high purity of BHA, and also enable to do custom manufacturing following your specific requirements (For example, different content of isomer 3-BHA). In our BHA products, we even can provide you with 99% purity of isomer 3-BHA upon request.


Features: Butylated hydroxyanisole

Enhanced Solubility:

UniVOOK Chemical’s BHA product boasts superior solubility, easy to integrate into numerous formulations across industries. This unique characteristic improve its antioxidant performance, thanks to its excellent solubility both in each water-based and oil-based media.

Stability Assurance:

Experience exceptional stability with our Butylated Hydroxyanisole product. Developed to face up to varying conditions of application, and performances dependable protection against oxidation.

Synergistic Formulation:

Our BHA is designed to synergize results efficiently with other antioxidants and preservatives, presenting a comprehensive maintenance solution. This compatibility complements its effectiveness in complicated formulations, offering a multifaceted approach to product balance.

Extended Shelf Life Guarantee:

UniVOOK Chemical’s dedication to excellence extends to the assurance of extended shelf life. Our Butylated Hydroxyanisole acts as a strong shield against oxidative decay, keeping the freshness and best of merchandise for an extended length.

Safety and Compliance:

Prioritizes product protection, ensuring that our antioxidant meets all essential compliance criteria to be used in meals, cosmetics, prescribed drugs, and business packages.



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Standards Methods
Appearance: White to slight yellow flakes Visual
Solubility: Soluble in ethanol Visual
Melting point, °C: 48-63 Capillary
Assay, %w/w: 99.0 min GC
3-BHA, % w/w 98.0 min GC
Phenolic impurities, % w/w 0.5 max GC
Sulphated ash, % w/w 0.05 max Calcination
Arsenic, ppm 2.0 max ICP
Lead, ppm 2.0 max ICP
Mercury, ppm 0.1 max ICP
Cadmium, ppm 2.0 max ICP
Fluor, ppm 150 max ICP
Shelf Life

The product is guaranteed 18 months from its manufacturing date. Keep inner bag and drum tightly closed in a clean ventilated warehouse at ambient temperature. Protect from light, moisture and toxic substances. Do not use in alkali conditions.

Health & Safety

Transports- Arrange transportation by non-hazardous chemicals.

For more details and safety recommendations regarding the use of the product, please consult our Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS), or Contact With our Product Manager.


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