Skip to Main Navigation
Skip to Page Content

Testing Status of Butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA) M88172


CASRN: 25013-16-5

Formula: C11-H16-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • BHA
  • tert-Butyl-4-methoxyphenol

Known Uses

Antioxidant in foods, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals containing fats and oils

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Micronucleus  (A65600)  Completed 
    • Rats: Fischer 344
    • Male Negative 
  • Salmonella  (858945)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger, E., Anderson, B., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., and Mortelman, K. Salmonella Mutagenicity Tests V. Results from the Testing of 311 Chemicals Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 19 (Suppl 21) (1992) 2-141
    •  Negative