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Tertiary Butyl Hydroquinone CAS 1948-33-0

Molecular Formula: C10H14O2

Formula Weight: 166.22

ZSpharmac: Tertiary Butyl Hydroquinone Supplier

Product Name: Tertiary Butyl Hydroquinone
CAS No: 1948-33-0
Purity: 99%

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Basic Info

Product Name:Tertiary Butyl Hydroquinone
Other Names:Tert-Butylhydroquinone
Place of Origin:Shandong, China
Brand Name:ZSpharmac
Type:Cosmetic Raw Materials
Appearance:White Crystalline Powder
EINECS No.:217-752-2
Storage:Store Below +30°C.
Provide:Tertiary Butyl Hydroquinone MSDS;
Tertiary Butyl Hydroquinone COA

What is Tertiary Butyl Hydroquinone?

Tertiary Butyl Hydroquinone is a fragrant organic substance derived from hydroquinone, a recognized stimulant mostly utilized as a lightening ingredient. Tert-butylhydroquinone is considered a highly efficient chemical due to the fact that it “does not trigger staining, also in the existence of iron ions, nor does it modify the taste and smell of basic materials.” (Wikipedia); it extends aesthetic Or the service life of personal treatment items. It is often used in flavors as a fixative to minimize the evaporation price of tastes and also improve its security.

Tertiary Butyl Hydroquinone Property

Melting point 127-129 °C(lit.)
Boiling point 295 °C
density 295
vapor pressure 0.004Pa at 25℃
refractive index 1.4859 (estimate)
Fp 171 °C
storage temp. Store below +30°C.
solubility DMSO (Slightly), Methanol (Slightly)
form Crystalline Powder
color White to light tan, may contain black specs
Water Solubility Slightly soluble in water(10g/L).


Tertiary Butyl Hydroquinone Uses

  1. Superior antioxidant efficiency, stronger antioxidant ability than BHT, BHA, PG (propyl gallate) as well as vitamin E; can effectively hinder Bacillus subtilis, Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Brevibacterium aerogenes and also various other germs as well as black Aspergillus, Aspergillus versicolor, Aspergillus flavus and also various other microbes grow. The antioxidant function of Tertiary Butyl Hydroquinone is much better than traditional anti-oxidants. Regarding vegetable oil is worried, the order of antioxidant capacity is: Tertiary Butyl Hydroquinone > PG > BHT > BHA. Adding TBHQ to food can not just postpone the oxidative deterioration of oils and also fats, however additionally hinder a variety of bacteria. It can be made use of as an anti-oxidant in edible oils, fried foods, dried fish items, biscuits, immediate noodles, immediate rice, canister dried fruits, treated meat products, and cosmetics. ① TBHQ.
  2. Tertiary Butyl Hydroquinone can protect against oxidation of many oils, plastics, rubber, etc. It does not change color when it runs into iron and copper, however it can transform pink in the visibility of antacids. Exceptional antioxidant residential or commercial properties.

How to use Tertiary Butyl Hydroquinone

◆ Straight warmth the oil to 35-60 ° C, add TBHQ according to the called for percentage, stir vigorously for 10-15 minutes to make it dissolve, and afterwards remain to mix (do not stir strongly to stay clear of too much air entering) for about 20 mins to guarantee Tertiary Butyl Hydroquinone evenly distributed.
◆ Seed approach: First completely liquify Tertiary Butyl Hydroquinone in a small amount of fat or 95% alcohol option to prepare a 5-10% TBHQ grease or alcohol service, after that include it straight or with a meter into the fat or oil and stir to disperse uniformly.
◆ Pumping method The Tertiary Butyl Hydroquinone concentrate prepared by the seed method is injected into the fat or oil pipeline with a dealt with flow price and circulation price that requires to be stable with a stainless steel measurable pump in a prescribed proportion. Make sure that there is enough disturbance in the pipe to make T.

Preparation Method of Tertiary Butyl Hydroquinone

Tertiary Butyl Hydroquinone is a new sort of edible oil anti-oxidant, and its prep work method has actually only been reported in the past ten years. Currently, there are two approaches for preparing TBHQ, namely the tert-butanol technique as well as the isobutylene technique.

When tert-butyl alcohol is used as the alkylating representative, the TBHQ yield is 29.8%, while when isobutylene is utilized as the alkylating agent, the return is unidentified (see Liu Shuxing, Li Hongliang Food Additives, Sinopec Press, 2001, 68-69. Yao Huanzhang, Food Additives, China Materials Publishing House, 2001, 65) The reaction between tert-butyl alcohol or isobutylene and also hydroquinone is a Fridel-Crafts alkylation response. The reaction system is the electrophilic alternative of tert-butyl carbocation on the aromatic ring. The secret to the awareness of this procedure depends on the generation of tert-butyl carbocation. When the tert-butyl carbocation appears, it will immediately launch an electrophilic attack on the aromatic ring of hydroquinone, at some point making the hydroquinone tert-butylated. Tert-butyl alcohol as well as isobutylene can generate tert-butyl carbocation in the complying with means.

CN1762944A divulges a prep work approach of Tertiary Butyl Hydroquinone, using methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE) as an alkylating representative, responding with hydroquinone under the activity of a solvent and also an acid driver to prepare 2-tert-butyl hydroquinone (TBHQ), add a hydrocarbyl transfer reagent in the reflux state, the solvent is toluene or xylene, the acid stimulant is sulfuric acid, as well as the hydrocarbyl transfer reagent is 2,5 tert-butyl hydroquinone (DBHQ).

The process is easy, the reaction problems are moderate and also feasible, the expense of raw materials is low, and the item return is high. It can effectively lower the expense of the target item, boost financial advantages, and is simple to use and also execute.

About Products:
If you need the cosmetic raw material Tertiary Butyl Hydroquinone, please contact our service staff directly and we will provide you with high-quality products at the best price.
Our company, as an experienced Tertiary Butyl Hydroquinone manufacturer and supplier, ZSpharmac will provide Tertiary Butyl Hydroquinone raw materials to customers around the world for a long time.
Over the years, the company has adhered to the spirit of “integrity management, strict quality control, and customer first” and has won unanimous praise from customers at home and abroad.

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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