BHA


Chemistry, Pharmacology.

butylated hydroxyanisole: the synthetic antioxidant C11H16O2, used to retard rancidity in foods, pharmaceuticals, and other products containing fat or oil.

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Origin of BHA

First recorded in 1945–50
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Medical definitions for bha

BHA
[ bē′āch-ā ]

n.

A white, waxy phenolic antioxidant used to preserve fats and oils, especially in foods.
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