Also known under the product name:
Butylhydroxytoluene (BHT) is a highly effective synthetic antioxidant, which prevents or slows changes in color and structure of organic compounds caused by oxygen.
By reducing the rate of oxidation product groups like plastics or rubber become slower porous and retain a longer elasticity. Moreover BHT improves the oxidative stability of fuels, particulary of Biodiesel. Oxygen reacts with specific components of food, which could lead to changes in color, odor and taste of food. BHT is a non-coloring, odorless, white solid matter.
Examples of applications
Beside the use in the field of plastic-, tire- and rubber production BHT is used as a stabalizer in the oil and fuel industry, especially in Biodiesel. Moreover BHT is used in the production of lubricants & greases, colors, inks and adhesives.
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