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Product Code: 0172
CAS #: 128-37-0
EINECS: 204-881-4
Brand: Distributed Products

BHT (Butylated hydroxytoluene) is a white solid of melting point 70°C with mild characteristic odor. It is readily fat-soluble and sparingly water soluble and is used primarily an antioxidant additive, extending the shelf life of products with unsaturated (and especially polyunsaturated) fatty acid moieties.

Features & Benefits:

  • Anti-oxidant
Appearance (25°C) White solid
Color (APHA = PtCo) 40 (molten)
Odor Mild
Assay / Active Content (%) 99.5 (wt %)
Freezing Point (°C) 70
Density (g/cc) 1.01 (25°C)
Water [Moisture] (%) <0.01
Flash Point (°C) 118 (closed cup)
Residue on Ignition (%) <0.002
Vapor Pressure (mm Hg) <0.01 (20°C)
Insoluble In
  • Propylene Glycol
Soluble In
  • Acetone
  • Alcohol [Ethanol]
  • Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil
  • Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil
  • Isopropyl Alcohol
  • Methyl Alcohol
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Water (hot)
  • Zea Mays (Corn) Oil
Toxicology Profile
  • Acute Dermal Toxicity: >2 g/kg
  • Acute Oral Toxicity: >2.93 g/kg (rat)
  • Bioaccumulation Potential: Moderate to high in aquatuc species
  • Biodegradability: Poor (not readily)
  • Ecotoxicity: Weakly water polluting
  • Ingestion: Harmful if swallowed
  • Ocular / Eye Irritation: May cause irritation
  • Skin Irritation: May cause slight irritation
  • Upper Respiratory Tract Irritation: May cause irritation
  • Drum - 100lbs


  • After Sun Skin Care
  • Antiperspirants
  • Bar Soaps
  • Beach Wear Sun Care
  • Daily Wear Sun Care
  • Deodorants
  • Eye Area Color Cosmetics
  • Facial Color Cosmetics
  • Facial Skin Care
  • Fragrances
  • Hair Conditioners
  • Hand & Body Care
  • Lip Care
  • Liquid Handsoaps
  • Shampoos
  • Shaving Products
  • Shower Gels/Body Washes


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