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Product Details:  Tertiary Butyl Hydroquinone

Tert-Butylhydroquinone (TBHQ)  is an antioxidant used to preserve oils, fats and food items. It is found in vegetable oils and animal fats, varnishes, lacquers, resins, oils field additives, and perfumes.In low concentrations it shows cytoprotective qualities while at higher concentrations it exhibits cytotoxic behavior.
TBHQ was used to study the inactivation of barotolerant strains of Listeria monocytogenes and Escherichia coli.Environment friendly electrode materials for supercapacitors were attained by decorating the surface of graphene nanosheets with TBHQ.



Tertiary Butyl Hydroquinone (TBHQ) is a white powder and a traditional antioxidant used in food and industrial applications in order to prevent oxidative degradation and increase shelf life.

Used mainly in Vegetable Oils & Fats, Baked Foods, Bakery Shortening, Food Packaging, Margarine, Snacks, Instant Noodles, Cosmetic & Pharmaceutical Applications, Animal Nutrition, Animal Fats, Biodiesel, Oil Field Additives & Resins.

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