butylated hydroxyanisole

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butylated hydroxyanisole

[′byüd·əl‚ād·əd hī‚dräk·sē′an·ə‚sȯl]
(organic chemistry)
(CH3)3CC6H3OH(OCH3) An antioxidant consisting chiefly of a mixture of 2- and 3-tert-butyl-4-hydroxyanisole and used to control rancidity of lard and animal fats in foods. Abbreviated BHA.
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