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Butylated Aydroxy Anisole
Butylated Aydroxy Anisole is most commonly utilized for its antioxidant properties as food additive. It is known to have ability to prevent food rancidification which accounts for foul odor. This compound works by stabilizing free radicals and scavenging them from food products. It has chemical formula C11H16O2 with molar mass of 180.25 g/mol and low melting point range of 48 to 55 degrees Celsius. In pharmaceuticals, Butylated Aydroxy Anisole is used as an ingredient in various medicinal formulations including isotretinoin, lovastatin, and simvastatin. It appears as waxy solid having water insoluble nature with boiling point of 264-270 degrees Celsius.