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BHT

 (bē′āch-tē′)
n.
A crystalline phenolic antioxidant, C15H24O, used to preserve fats and oils, especially in foods.

[b(utylated) h(ydroxy)t(oluene).]

BHT

butylated hydroxytoluene: the antioxidant C15H24O, used to retard rancidity in products containing fat or oil.
[1960–65]
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Provides two phenolic antioxidants: a crystal form of DBPC (di-tert-butyl-para-cresol) used to prevent oxidation in plastics; and BHT for use as an additive approved for food contact.
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