E319 - Tertiary-butylhydroquinone (tbhq)

Functions: Antioxidant

tert-Butylhydroquinone -TBHQ, tertiary butylhydroquinone- is a synthetic aromatic organic compound which is a type of phenol. It is a derivative of hydroquinone, substituted with a tert-butyl group. - Wikipedia

Risk of overexposure

EFSA evaluation: Statement on the refined exposure assessment of tertiary-butyl hydroquinone -E 319- (2016-01-12)

Names: Butylhydroquinone tertiaire, BHQT 319, BHQT, tert-Butylhydroquinone, TBHQ, t-BHQ, T-BUTYL HYDROQUINONE, T-BUTYLHYDROQUINONE, tertiary butylhydroquinone, CAS 1948-33-0, Tertiary Butyl Hydroquinone, Butylhydroquinone, Tert-butyl-2 hydroquinone, Tert-butyl hydroquinone, 2-Tert-butyl hydroquinone, Hydroquinone de butyle tertiaire