Question by  PatrickL (16)

What is tbhq?


Answer by  ruby (68)

tbhq stands for tert-Butylhydroquinone. It is a compound used widely as a preservative for vegetable oils and animal fats. It is edible though there are some concerns about carcinogenicity.


Answer by  Gabriel (2146)

Tbhq is the abbreviation for tertiary butylhydroquinone. It is typically used as a stabilizing agent in vegetable oils and edible animal fats.


Answer by  kungfukid (1241)

tbhq stands for tertiarybutylhydroquinone. it is a preservative in foods. It is an anti oxidant. It has been linked to cancer along with several of the most popular food preservatives.


Answer by  sudeer (20)

TBHQ is an organic compound, which is aromatic too. Definistion of the TBHQ is tertiary butylhydroquinone. It is a preservative of unsaturated vegitable oil and also it is effectively used for preserve edible animal fat. Industrially it was used as a stabilizer. It enhances the storage life of food articles.


Answer by  vsgunnam (222)

TBHQ or tert-Butylhydroquinone is an aromatic compound, a type of phenol, which is used as a food preservative. It is a highly effective preservative for unsaturated vegetable oils and many edible animal fats.

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