Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Butylated Hydroxytoluene

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1733

n (di-tert-p-cresol, BHT) A white, crystalline solid, the most widely used antioxidant for plastics such as ABS and LDPE. It has been approved by the FDA for use in foods and food-packaging materials.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA