butylated hydroxyanisole


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Related to butylated hydroxyanisole: butylated hydroxytoluene, benzoic acid

bu·tyl·at·ed hy·drox·y·an·is·ole (BHA),

(byū'tĭl-ā'ted hī-droks'ē-an'ĭ-zōl),
hydroxytoluene propyl gallate, hydroquinone, methionine. An antioxidant used in foods.

BHA

A waxy combination of 2-tert-butyl-4-hydroxyanisole and 3-tert-butyl-4-hydroxyanisole, which is an antioxidant.

Alternative medicine
BHA-rich diets in pregnant mice allegedly reduce cholinesterase activity in offspring, and impact on their level of aggressiveness, sleep patterns and weight.
 
Carcinogenicity
Uncertain; BHA has been linked to neoplasia of squamous epithelium, including papillomas and squamous cell carcinoma.
 
Toxicity
Heart palpitations, headaches, nausea, nerve damage.

Food industry
BHA is used as a preservative in foods, feeds, cosmetics, rubbers, drugs (e.g., statins and isoretinoin) and in petroleum products. BHA is used in food processing and packaging to prevent fats and oils from becoming rancid.

butylated hydroxyanisole

BHA A preservative used in the food processing industry to prevent fats and oils from becoming rancid, it also added to packaged foods; a BHA-rich diet in pregnant mice is alleged to significantly reduce cholinesterase activity in offspring, and impact on the animals' level of aggressiveness, sleep patterns, and weight. See Alternative medicine, BHT.
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In the DPPH radical-scavenging assay, Table 2 shows the concentrations of butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA) and the Thai herb extracts, at which the DPPH radicals were scavenged by 50 % ([IC.
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The antioxidant activity of anthocyanins from cherries was comparable to the commercial antioxidants, tert-butylhydroquinone, butylated hydroxytoluene and butylated hydroxyanisole, and superior to vitamin E, at a test concentration of 125 microg/ml.
2+], hydrogen radical scavenging and hydrogen peroxide scavenging activities when compared with natural and synthetic antioxidants such as [alpha]-tocopherol, ascorbic acid, butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT), butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA) and trolox (Hussein and Othman 2011).
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Each tablet contains the following inactive ingredients: butylated hydroxyanisole NF, citric acid monohydrate USP, croscarmellose sodium NF, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose USP, lactose monohydrate NF, magnesium stearate NF, microcrystalline cellulose NF, and propyl gallate NF.
1 g of antioxidant mixture (54% [w/w] propylene glycol-40% [w/w] Tween 20-3% [w/w] butylated hydroxytoluene-3% [w/w] butylated hydroxyanisole, 3 mL of 1% (w/v) TBA-0.
2+], hydrogen radical scavenging and hydrogen peroxide scavenging activities when compared with natural and synthetic antioxidants such as a-tocopherol, ascorbic acid, butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT), butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA) and trolox (Hussein and Othman 2011).
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