Tenox™ 25 is 10% butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT), 10% tertiary-butylhydroquinone (TBHQ), and citric acid in a medium of vegetable oil, propylene glycol and glycerides.
Tenox™ Mixed Antioxidant solutions have great solubility in fats and oils and provides carry through effectiveness in baked foods. The solution mixes synthetic antioxidants to prevent oxidation deterioration, thus extending product shelf life.
Physical state: Liquid
Typical color: Golden brown
TBHQ, %: 9 - 11
BHT, %: 9 - 11
Critic acid, %: 2.7 - 3.3
Carrier oil: Corn oil, emulsifier, and propylene glycol
Maximum usage levels (weight % of fat and oil): .1% FDA or .1% USDA
Primary Chemistry: Butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT) and 10% tertiary-butylhydroquinone (TBHQ
Excellent carry through in baked foods
Excellent solubility in fats and oil
Excellent effectiveness in vegetable oils
Effective in low concentrations
No effect on odor or taste of end product
Can be used independent or combined with other antioxidants to impart stability to fats, oils, cereals, and packaging material. Works well in animal feed, baked products, bakery mixes, bakery shortening, candies, cookies, cosmetics, crackers, edible fats, lard, margarine, meat products, sausages, snack foods, spices, and tallow applications.
Tenox™ food-grade antioxidants inhibit the destructive oxidation process of fats and oils, preventing deterioration of flavor and aroma, extending product shelf life, and ensuring that products reach the consumer in optimal condition.