White, crystalline solid having a characteristic odour.

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The function(s) performed by the food additive when used in cooking.

  • Antioxidant - Protects a food from deterioration caused by oxidation

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Data according to various sources such as fao, fda, codex. Spot a mistake? Tell us!

Country Status Matched Term
United States
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European Union
Approved Tertiary-butyl hydroquinone
Australia and New Zealand
Approved tert-Butylhydroquinone
Philippines
Approved Tertiary butylhydroquinone
Austria
Approved Tertiary-butyl hydroquinone
Belgium
Approved Tertiary-butyl hydroquinone
Bulgaria
Approved Tertiary-butyl hydroquinone
Cyprus
Approved Tertiary-butyl hydroquinone
Czech Republic
Approved Tertiary-butyl hydroquinone
Denmark
Approved Tertiary-butyl hydroquinone
Estonia
Approved Tertiary-butyl hydroquinone
Finland
Approved Tertiary-butyl hydroquinone
France
Approved Tertiary-butyl hydroquinone
Germany
Approved Tertiary-butyl hydroquinone
Greece
Approved Tertiary-butyl hydroquinone
Hungary
Approved Tertiary-butyl hydroquinone
Ireland
Approved Tertiary-butyl hydroquinone
Italy
Approved Tertiary-butyl hydroquinone
Latvia
Approved Tertiary-butyl hydroquinone
Lithuania
Approved Tertiary-butyl hydroquinone
Luxembourg
Approved Tertiary-butyl hydroquinone
Malta
Approved Tertiary-butyl hydroquinone
Netherlands
Approved Tertiary-butyl hydroquinone
Poland
Approved Tertiary-butyl hydroquinone
Portugal
Approved Tertiary-butyl hydroquinone
Romania
Approved Tertiary-butyl hydroquinone
Slovakia
Approved Tertiary-butyl hydroquinone
Slovenia
Approved Tertiary-butyl hydroquinone
Spain
Approved Tertiary-butyl hydroquinone
Sweden
Approved Tertiary-butyl hydroquinone
United Kingdom
Approved Tertiary-butyl hydroquinone
Australia
Approved tert-Butylhydroquinone
New Zealand
Approved tert-Butylhydroquinone

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Aggravates food intolerances - yes

E319 - Tertiary butylhydroquinone: From the Food Intolerance Network fact-sheet titled 'How to start failsafe eating: a step by step guide'.

Food Intolerance Network

Aggravates food intolerances - yes

E319 - Tertiary butylhydroquinone: Linked to cancer, birth defects, can cause nausea, vomitting, delerium, collapse, dermatitis. Dose of 5g is fatal - avoid it

Additive Alert

Aggravates food intolerances - yes

E319 - Tertiary butylhydroquinone: Petroleum based; May cause nausea, vomiting, delirium. Typical products are fats, oils, margarine

DFlock

Biotechnology used in production - yes

E319 - Tertiary butylhydroquinone: Petroleum based; the HACSG* recommends to avoid it. May cause nausea, vomiting, delirium. Acceptable Daily Intake: Up to 0.02 mg/kg body weight. A dose of 5g is considered fatal. Typical products are dairy blend edible fats and oils, margarine, dripping, salad dressing, lipsticks. Can normally be consumed by all religious groups, vegans and vegetarians.

MBM Foods

Aggravates food intolerances - yes

E319 - Tertiary butylhydroquinone: The HACSG recommends to avoid it. May cause nausea, vomiting, delirium. A dose of 5g is considered fatal.

Angelfire-Food Intolerance, Allergies and Adverse Reactions

Aggravates food intolerances - yes

E319 - Tertiary butylhydroquinone: In foods, it is used as a preservative for unsaturated vegetable oils and many edible animal fats.It is also added to varnishes, lacquers, resins, and oil field additives.

Traditional Oven - Dangerous Food Additives

Causes allergic reaction - yes

E319 - Tertiary butylhydroquinone: May cause asthmatic and allergic reactions.

Traditional Oven - Dangerous Food Additives

tert-Butylhydroquinone
TBHQ
2-tert-butyl hydroquinone
2-tert-butyl-1,4-dihydroxybenzene
2-tert-butylbenzene-1,4-diol
2-(1,1-dimethyl ethyl)-1,4-benzenediol
2-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-1,4-benzenediol

Collection of sources used to create this food additive summary.

Source
Codex Alimentarius
Food Standards Australia New Zealand
JECFA (Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives)
UK Food Guide
UK Food Standards Agency
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Lists the U.S. CAS (Chemical Abstracts Service) registry number and EINECS (European INventory of Existing Commercial chemical Substances) numbers when known.

  • CAS Number: 123477-69-0
  • EINECS Number: 217-752-2
Supplier Country
Bronson and Jacobs PTY. Limited Bronson and Jacobs PTY. Limited
Australia
Hawkins Watts Hawkins Watts
Australia and New Zealand

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