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Butylhydroxyanisole CAS 25013-16-5

Molecular Formula: C11H16O2

Formula Weight: 180.24354

ZSpharmac: Butylhydroxyanisole Supplier

Product Name: Butylhydroxyanisole
CAS No: 25013-16-5
Purity: 99%

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Basic Info

Product Name:Butylhydroxyanisole
Other Names:Butylated Hydroxyanisole
Place of Origin:Shandong, China
Brand Name:ZSpharmac
Type:Cosmetic Raw Materials
Appearance:White to Pale Yellow Crystalline Flakes or Crystals
EINECS No.:246-563-8
Provide:Butylhydroxyanisole MSDS;
Butylhydroxyanisole COA

What is Butylhydroxyanisole?

Butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA) is an oil-soluble synthetic antioxidant widely used in my country and the world.

Butylhydroxyanisole Property

Melting point 

58-60 °C(lit.)

Boiling point 



0.9976 (rough estimate)

vapor density 

6.2 (vs air)

refractive index 

1.4910 (estimate)


>230 °F

storage temp. 



Practically insoluble in water; soluble in methanol; freely soluble in ≥50% aqueous ethanol, propylene glycol, chloroform, ether, hexane, cottonseed oil, peanut oil, soybean oil, glyceryl monooleate, and lard, and in solutions of alkali hydroxides.


Crystalline Flakes or Crystals


White to pale yellow


mild rubbery

Odor Type


Water Solubility 

<0.1 g/100 mL at 18.5 ºC


Butylhydroxyanisole Uses

  1. Butylhydroxyanisole can be made use of as feed anti-oxidant and also additionally has anti-bacterial impact. BHA dosage of 250mg/kg can avoid the production of aflatoxin, in addition to 200mg/kg BHA can completely inhibit the development of spores such as toxic enzymes as well as Aspergillus niger in food and likewise feed.
  2. As a fat-soluble antioxidant, Butylhydroxyanisole appropriates for fatty foods and also fat-rich foods. As a result of its terrific thermal safety, it can be made use of under frying or baking problems. Additionally, butylated hydroxyanisole has a solid antioxidant result on animal fats, but a poor antioxidant result on unsaturated veggie fats. Butylated hydroxyanisole can support the pigment of raw beef and also hinder the oxidation of ester compounds
  3. Butylhydroxyanisole is an oil-soluble antioxidant extensively utilized in your house as well as abroad. The antioxidant capability of 3-BHA is 1.5 to 2 times that of 2-BHA. The mix of the two has a details collaborating result. Mixed with numerous other oxidants or made use of in blend with synergist citric acid, the antioxidant effect is additional significant. my country specifies that it can be used for edible oil, fried food, biscuits, immediate noodles, quick-cooked rice, canned nuts, dried out fish products as well as treated meat items, with a maximum dosage of 0.2 g/kg (the optimum dosage is determined as fat); combined with BHT When utilized, the general quantity shall not go beyond 0.2 g/kg; when combined with BHT as well as additionally PG, the complete amount of BHA and also BHT will certainly not surpass 0.1 g/kg, in addition to PG shall not surpass 0.05 g/kg. This item also has an instead solid anti-bacterial impact along with works against most of bacteria as well as also mold and mildew and also molds.
  4. Butylhydroxyanisole is included in food. The antioxidant result of 3-BHA is 1.5-2 times stronger than that of 2-BHA, yet the combination of both has a details collaborating impact. Subsequently, the result of a mix containing a high percentage of 3-BHA is virtually such that of pure 3-BHA. -BHA is similar. BHA can interact with the peroxide produced in the oil oxidation process to remove the domino effect of oil auto-oxidation as well as protect versus the oil from remaining to oxidize. BHA is mixed with different other anti-oxidants and synergist citric acid, and more, along with its antioxidant effect is extra considerable. In addition to the antioxidant effect, BHA similarly has an extremely solid anti-bacterial outcome and additionally has an anti-mildew effect. As an artificial additive, it is used as an anti-oxidant in fats, lard, salted fish as well as additionally shellfish things, dried out fish along with shellfish products, biscuits, fried potato chips, rapid noodles, fried treats, and so on. Additionally made use of as feed additive and also gas additive. 3-tert-butyl-4-hydroxyanisole (2-BHA) is in addition used as a biochemical reagent.

Butylhydroxyanisole Usage Limits

GB2760– 96 (g/kg): Candy flavor 0.1
Edible oil, fried food, dried fish items, biscuits, immediate noodles, immediate noodles, canned nuts, treated meat items, 0.2%; morning meal grains 0.0%.: (single usage or in mix with BHT); gum tissue base, GMP restricted.
FAO/WHO (1984, mg/kg): general edible oils and fats 200 (single usage or integrated with BHT, TBHQ, gallic acid esters, gallic acid esters shall not surpass 100; tentative); margarine 100 (single usage or Integrated dosage with BHT and gallic acid esters; tentative); milk fat 200 (solitary usage or incorporated dose with BHT and gallic acid esters, gallic acid esters shall not go beyond 100, and will not be made use of for straight intake or for preparation milk and its products).
FDA § 172.110 (mg/kg): Dehydrated potato items, pieces, breakfast cereals, pleasant potato slices 50; shortening stabilizer 200; diced potatoes 10 (both based upon the total quantity of BHA and BHT). Energetic completely dry yeast 1000, beverages and also confectionery made from dry items 2, dried covered fruit dices 32, strong beverages and confectionery 90. Likewise FDA § 172.515: 0.5% unpredictable oil consisting of aromatic substances. FDA § 172.615: 0.1% gummies. FDA § 173.340: Defoamer 0.1%. FDA § 181.24: The wheelchair of food packaging is 0.005 N. FDA § 182.3169: 0.02% of the amount of fat (including volatile oil) in food.
USDA § 318.7: 0.003% dry sausage, 0.01% improved animal oil, 0.02% margarine (incorporated with other antioxidants). As well as USDA § 381.147: 0.01% of poultry, calculated by fat mass.
4-EEC– HACSG. . Not to be used in food for babies as well as kids, unless vitamin A is supplemented.

Production Method of Butylhydroxyanisole

1 The preparation of intermediate p-hydroxyanisole
Add p-aminoanisole and also salt nitrite to the reaction pot at a proportion of 1:1.15, and accomplish diazotization in the existence of sulfuric acid; after the response is finished, maintain cozy and also filter, and also gradually go down the filtrate right into warm water for hydrolysis; the produced p-hydroxy The anisole was immediately removed with heavy steam, as well as extracted with benzene after condensation; the solvent was removed to get the product with an average return of 84.7%.
2BHA synthesis.
The solvent benzene, tert-butanol and also p-hydroxyanisole were included in the response kettle to be warmed as well as liquified in turn, then the driver phosphoric acid or sulfuric acid was included, and the response was refluxed under strong mixing at 80 ° C; after the response was finished, the materials were discharged and separated; Laundry with 10% sodium hydroxide remedy and also water up until neutral, remove the solvent, and also recrystallize with ethanol to acquire the ended up product.

About Products:
If you need Butylhydroxyanisole as a cosmetic raw material, please contact our service staff directly, we will provide you with high-quality products at the best price.
As an experienced manufacturer and supplier of Butylhydroxyanisole, ZSpharmac will provide Butylhydroxyanisole raw materials to customers all over the world for a long time.
Over the years, the company has been adhering to the spirit of “integrity management, strict quality control, customer first”, and has won unanimous praise from domestic and foreign customers.

Company Profile and Corporate Culture

Company Profile:

ZhiShang Chemical is owned by ZhiShang Group is a professional new-type chemicals enterprise combined into research and development, production and sales .

The company’s competitive product is pharmaceutical raw materials and intermediates (especially carbohydrate derivatives Series), In recent years, the company has made a major breakthrough in food and feed additives, plant extraction, industrial chemicals industry .

The company insists on the spirit of “sincere management, strict quality control, customer as god” , get consistent high praise from customers at home and abroad.

Corporate Culture:

Help China Chemicals to benefit the happiness of human life
Become the most trusted chemical supplier in the world
Striver – oriented, enrich employees, customer first, deep service, seek development
Be prepared for danger in times of peace, forge ahead actively, unity and cooperation, and be brave to fight

About Us

The production base is located in Zhangqiu chemical industry park and Tai’an high-tech chemical industry park. laboratory and workshop in strict accordance with the GMP standard and the product fit national ISO9001 and ISO2000 standards.

“Zhishang” products are exported to Europe, North and South America, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa area, so as to establish a long-term and stable cooperation relationship with customer in the world.

Company Info
  • Business Type: Manufacturer
  • Product Range: Cosmetic raw materials
  • Products/Service:Cosmetic raw materials (flavors and fragrances,antioxidant products, moisturizing and hydrating, whitening agents, cosmetic additives)
  • Total Employees: 51~100
  • Capital (Million US $): 10000000RMB
  • Year Established: 2016
Production Capacity
  • No. of Production Lines : 8
  • No. of QC Staff : 5 -10 People
  • OEM Services Provided : yes
  • Factory Size (Sq.meters) : 3,000-5,000 square meters
  • Certificate: ISO9001 , CE , GMP , API , MSDS
  • Factory Location : Diao Town Industry Park, Zhangqiu City, Jinan City, Shandong Province, China.


Pre-Sales Service

* Prompt reply and 24 hours online, professional team to provide best price and high quality product.

* Sample testing support.

* Every batch of products will be tested to ensureits quality.

*The packing also can be according the customers` requirment.

*Any inquiries will be replied within 24 hours.

*we provide Commerical Invoice, Packing List, Bill of loading, COA , Health certificate and Origin certificate. If your markets have any special requirements, let us know.


After-Sales Service

*The fact of logistics information monitoring.

* Any questions about the product can be consulted at any time.

*Product has any problem can return.


Do you accept sample order?

We will make samples before mass production, and after sample approved, we’ll begin mass production. Doing 100% inspection during production, then do random inspection before packing.



You can get free samples for some products,you only need to pay the shipping cost or arrange a courier to us and take the samples. You can send us your product specifications and requests,we will manufacture the products according to your requests.

What’s your MOQ?

Our MOQ is 1kg. But usually we accept less quantity such as 100g on the condition that sample charge is 100% paid.

Do you supply product report?

Yes. We’ll give you product analysis report before shipping.

  Is there a discount?

Different quantity has different discount.


1. ≤50kg, Express delivery recommended, usually called as DDU service;

2. ≤500kg, Air shipping recommended, usually called as FOB, CFR, or CIF service;

3. >500kg, sea shipping recommended, usually called as FOB, CFR, or CIF service;

4. For high value products, please select air shipping and express delivery for safe.

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