Tertiary Butylhydroquinone (TBHQ)
In food industry, the product is used as a preservative for unsaturated vegetable oils and many edible animal fats. The other key applications include baked & confectionary products, cosmetics, edible fats, emulsifiers, etc.
Butylated Hydroxytoluene (BHT)
Butylated Hydroxytoluene (BHT) is a lab-made chemical which is added to foods as a preservative. The product is also used as a medicine. Butylated Hydroxytoluen is used to treat genital herpes and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).
Butylated Hydroxyanisole (BHA)
Butylated Hydroxyanisole (BHA) is used as an antioxidant and preservative in food, food packaging, animal feed, rubber, cosmetics, and petroleum products. The product is also commonly used in medicines include isotretinoin, lovastatin, and simvastatin, among others.
Ascorbyl Palmitate (ASP)
Ascorbyl palmitate (ASP) is highly employed as a chemical preservative food additive and also as an antioxidant in pharmaceuticals and whitening agent in cosmetics. The product has the ability to penetrate skin tissue and stimulate collagen production. Additionally, it is also used as a source of Vitamin C.Note: