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What is BHT and how does it affect plastic consumable products?

BHT (butylated hydroxytoluene) is a phenolic compound that is often added to foods to preserve fats. It is also an antioxidant additive used in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, jet fuels, rubber, petroleum products, electrical transformer oil, and embalming fluid. There has become an increasing demand for BHT free plastic products due to the suspicion of being a carcinogen. Responding to growi...
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