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The food additive TBHQ, which is the chemical 2-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-1,4-benzenediol (Chemical Abstracts Service Registry Number 1948-33-0), also known as tertiary butylhydroquinone, may be safely used in food in accordance with the following prescribed conditions:

www.healthline.com/health/food-nutrition/potential-tbhq...

TBHQ can’t account for more than 0.02 percent of the oils in a food because the FDA doesn’t have evidence that greater amounts are safe. While that doesn’t mean more than 0.02 percent is ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tert-Butylhydroquinone

tert-Butylhydroquinone (TBHQ, tertiary butylhydroquinone) is a synthetic aromatic organic compound which is a type of phenol. It is a derivative of hydroquinone, substituted with a tert-butyl group. ... The FDA sets an upper limit of 0.02% of the oil or fat content in foods.

www.bestfoodfacts.org/tbhq-what-is-it-and-is-it-dangerous

The FDA allows use of TBHQ at 200 ppm in the fat of many foods and it improves quality by delaying oxidation.” TBHQ is banned in some countries, so is it dangerous? “Different ingredients are approved in different countries, so the fact that some countries allow TBHQ and others don’t is not something I worry about.

www.medicinenet.com/fda_proposes_hydroquinone_ban/views.htm

The FDA proposed a ban on over-the-counter sales of hydroquinone-containing products on August 29, 2006. Hydroquinone products are very popular in Asian and African markets for their skin-lightening properties. Though there is some evidence that hydroquinone may cause cancer in rodents, this has yet to be proven in humans.

www.snopes.com/fact-check/cheez-it-tbhq

While it’s true that TBHQ has been banned in Japan, it is not “toxic,” as the FDA and the European Food Safety Authority both classify TBHQ as a safe food additive in the small amounts ...

www.drugs.com/pro/hydroquinone-cream.html

Each gram of HYDROQUINONE USP, 4% SKIN BLEACHING CREAM contains 40 mg hydroquinone, in a cream base of Glyceryl Monostearate, Mineral Oil, PEG-25 Propylene Glycol Stearate, Polyoxl-40 Stearate, Propylene Glycol, Propylparaben, Purified water, sodium metabisulfite, Squalane and Stearic Acid.. Chemically, hydroquinone is C 6 H 6 O 2 and has a molecular weight of 110.11.

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This rulemaking history webpage is intended as a research aid and is not an official FDA record. ... Skin Bleaching Drug Products. ... Classifies hydroquinone as only GRASE active ingredient:

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The information on this page is current as of April 1 2018.. For the most up-to-date version of CFR Title 21, go to the Electronic Code of Federal Regulations (eCFR).