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Butylated Hydroxytoluene

BHT
Production Information
PROPERTIES   &  USAGE
Properties   Usage
Chemical formula C15H24O Food additive
Molar mass 220.36 g·mol−1 Antioxidant
Boiling point 265 °C (509 °F; 538 K)  
Density 1.048 g/cm3  
Melting point 70 °C (158 °F; 343 K)  
 
 
SPECIFICATION  
Specification   Feed Grade Food Grade Tech Grade
Apperance:    powder from white up to cream colored White crystalline powder,  
      Without admixtures  
Crystallization Point:    68,9 °C, mix    
Main substance (BHT content):    97,8 %, min 99,8 99.9% min
Phenol content:    absence   absence
Other alkylphenols content:    0,2 %, max 0,2 0.1% max
Anticaking agent:    2,0 %, max    
Heavy metals:    < 0,5 PPM    
End melting point, C, with the range of      70,0 + 0,2  
Difference between initial and end Melting points, C, within the range of      0,3 +01  
APHA color, units of color, no more than      20* 20apha max
Water content, wt. %, no more than     0,2  
Heavy metals content, mg/kg, no more than:     5  
 lead arsenic     3  
Ash content, wt. % no more than     0.005 0.006% max