from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of butylate.
  • adj. Modified to contain one or more butyl groups


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Other known estrogenic substances include insecticides, pesticides, food preservatives like BHA (butylated hydroxyanisole), chlorines used in cleaning products, meats produced with hormones, just to name a few.

    Dr. Maoshing Ni: Don't Get Breast Cancer (Again)

  • Frozen 50~100 mg of liver, muscle and fat tissues were homogenized (Polytron, Brinkmann Instruments) in 2 ml ice-cold methanol: water (1: 1, v/v) containing 0.2 mg butylated hydroxytoluene as antioxidant.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • BHA or BHT: Butylated hydroxyanisole and butylated hydroxytoluene are used mainly in moisturizers and makeup as antioxidants and preservatives and are also a hidden ingredient in some fragrances.

    Ottawa Sun

  • The DPPH for non-polar compounds showed that rosmarinic acid came out on top, with higher values than butylated hydroxytoluene g tert-butylhydroquinone (TBHQ), and vitamin E (R-tocopherol).

    FoodQualityNews RSS

  • I definitely don't want a side helping of butylated hydroxytoluene with my meals, but I can't quite get myself excited about these food-derived preservatives, either.

    Green Options

  • The research does indeed tap into growing interest in natural food additives as replacements to synthetic antioxidants like butylhydroxyanisole (BHA) and butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT) to slow down the oxidative deterioration of food.

    FoodNavigator RSS

  • Although most people prefer "natural" ingredients, the use of artificial flavor preservatives (with butylated hydroxyl anisole, or BHA; and butylated hydroxyltoluene, or BHT) is not necessarily a bad thing. News

  • Some of the commonly used food additives and preservatives are aluminum silicate, amino acid compounds, ammonium carbonates, sodium nitrate, propyl gallate, butylated hydrozyttoluene New Blogs and RSS Feeds

  • (butylated hydroxyanisole), chlorines used in cleaning products, meats produced with hormones, just to name a few.

    The Full Feed from

  • (β-mercaptoethanol [BME], dimethyl sulfoxide [DMSO] and butylated hydroxyanizole [BHA])

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.