Butylated hydroxytoluene BHT CAS 128-37-0
Butylated hydroxytoluene BHT CAS 128-37-0, also known as dibutylhydroxytoluene, is a lipophilic organic compound, chemically a derivative of phenol, that is useful for its antioxidant properties. It is often used as a food additive. In addition to this use, BHT is widely used to prevent oxidation in fluids (e.g. fuel, oil). It exists in white crystalline powder.