Project Description

Product Name Tert-Butylhydroquinone
CAS No. 1948-33-0
Molecular Formula: C10H14O2
Einecs 217-752-2
Synonyms t-butyl-hydroquinon;Tenox tbhq;Tenox TBHQTBHQ;tenoxtbhq;tert-Butyl-1,4-Benzenediol;tert-butyl-hydroquinon;1-dimethylethyl)-4-benzenediol;Antioxidant TBHQ
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COLOR White to light tan, may contain black specs
SOLUBILITY ethyl alcohol, ethyl acetate, acetone, ether
WATER SOLUBILITY Slightly soluble in water(10g/L).
FORM Crystalline Powder
STORAGE TEMP. Store below +30°C.
STABILITY Stable. Incompatible with strong bases, strong oxidizing agents.



Tert-Butylhydroquinone is existing as white or light mahogany crystalline powder, Tert-Butyl Hydroquinone (TBHQ) has a very special thin fragrance. Tert-butyl hydroquinone (TBHQ) is a vital product of our food additives and food ingredients. It is almost insoluble in water (about 5 ‰), but is soluble in ethanol, acetic acid, ethyl ester, aether and vegetable oil, lard, and so on. Tert-butyl hydroquinone plays the role of antisepsis for most of the oils, especially vegetable oil. It will not change color when meets iron and copper, but it will turn into pink when there is alkali.


Tert-butylhydroquinone  is used in edible fats and vegetable oils to retard rancidity. It is used in potato chips and dry cereal. It is also termed butylhydroquinone and mono-tertiary-butylhydroquinone.


Tert-Butylhydroquinone is one of the popular food additives and ingredients in most countries, As a professional Tert-Butylhydroquinone supplier and manufacturer, Pandachem International Corporation has been supplying and exporting Tert-Butylhydroquinone from China for many years, please be assured to buy Tert-Butylhydroquinone at Pandachem. Any inquiries and problems please feel free to send emails to us via, we will reply you within 1 working day.