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BHA

Chemistry, Pharmacology.
1.
butylated hydroxyanisole: the synthetic antioxidant C 11 H 16 O 2 , used to retard rancidity in foods, pharmaceuticals, and other products containing fat or oil.
Origin of BHA
1945-1950
First recorded in 1945-50
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BHA (bē'āch-ā')
n.
A white, waxy phenolic antioxidant used to preserve fats and oils, especially in foods.

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