butylated hydroxytoluene

Definitions

General Science

  • noun a common antioxidant additive (E321) used in processed foods containing fat. It may be carcinogenic.

Travel

  • noun a common additive used in processed foods containing fat to prevent the fat from oxidising.
  • acronymBHT

Food

  • Butylated hydroxytoluene, a controversial antioxidant allowed only for use in fats, oils and essential oils.
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