Butylated Hydroxy Anisole (BHA)
Chemical Name: - 2 & 3 Tertiary Butyl - 4 Methoxy Phenol
Molecular Weight: 180.24
Appearance: White Crystal / Flakes
Melting Range c: 48 - 63
Boiling Point c(at 745 mmHg): 268.9
Flash Point c(Open Cup): 130 c
Purity % wt. Min: 99.0
Heavy Metals as Pb(ppm Max): 10
Arsenic as As(ppm Max): 3
Residue on Ignition(wt % Max): 0.01
Gm / 100 gm Solvent @ 20 c: Soyabean Oil > 30
Acetone > 25
Ether > 25
Cotton Seed Oil > 30
Methanol > 10
Propylene Glycol > 40
Established antioxidant for preservation of a variety of food products like Edible Oils, Fats, Meat Products, Flavours, Cosmetics, Vitamins, Waxes, Essential Oils, Tallow, Sausage, Chewing Gum base, Potatoes and Cereals and food packaging material.
Estimated Shelf Life:
1 year from the date of manufacturing.
Dosage: 100 ppm to 200 ppm depending on application (0.01 wt. % to 0.02 wt. %)
Packing: 5 kg and 10 kg Cartons, 25 kg fibre drums.