A synthetic antioxidant used to preserve fats and oils in foods, medicinal drugs, and cosmetics.
- Chemical formula: C15H24O
- The ethanol used, contained butylated hydroxytoluene as an antioxidant.
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- Propionic acid and its salts, ascorbic acid, butylated hydroxy anisole, butylated hydroxytoluene, benzoates, sodium nitrite, and citric acid are added to foods to maintain their palatability and wholesomeness.
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