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Tertiary butylhydroquinone (TBHQ)

Formula C10H14O2
Molecular Weight 166.22
CAS No. 1948-33-0
EC No. 217-752-2


Tertiary Butylhydroquinone, typically abbreviated as TBHQ, is a artificial antioxidant with the chemical formulation C10H14O2. It is a derivative of hydroquinone and is classified as a sort of phenolic antioxidant. TBHQ is extensively used in the meals industry as a preservative to increase the shelf lifestyles of various fit for human consumption products.


TBHQ is appreciably applied as a food preservative, efficiently extending the shelf existence of diverse products by preventing oxidative deterioration. Its influential antioxidant residences make it a precious addition to oils, fat, and processed meals, safeguarding them in opposition to rancidity and maintaining their freshness. In cosmetics and personal care products, TBHQ acts as a stabilizer, enhancing the durability and efficacy of formulations. Furthermore, it unearths utility inside the manufacturing of polymers and resins, contributing to the protection of their integrity all through processing and storage.


Choose UniVOOK Chemical’s Tertiary Butylhydroquinone for a superior antioxidant answer that meets the highest industry requirements. Experience the transformative effect of TBHQ in retaining the satisfaction, freshness, and stability of your merchandise across many applications.


Features: Tertiary butylhydroquinone

  • Powerful Antioxidant: UniVOOK Chemical’s TBHQ is a sturdy antioxidant, imparting powerful protection against oxidative degradation, thereby extending the lifespan of merchandise.
  • Versatility: TBHQ’s versatility extends beyond the food industry. It is employed in the production of polymers and resins as a stabilizer, contributing to the preservation of their structural integrity during processing and storage.
  • Color and Flavor Retention: By preventing oxidation, TBHQ helps retain the original color and flavor of food products, ensuring that they maintain their appealing sensory attributes for consumers.
  • High Purity: Our dedication to quality is evident within the excessive purity of TBHQ, ensuring its effectiveness and safety in various programs.
  • Stability: Univook’s TBHQ maintains balance below challenging conditions, ensuring constant performance and reliability in exclusive environments.


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