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- Wang, Wei; Kannan, Kurunthachalam
- Environment international 2019 v.128 pp. 24-29
- adults; antioxidants; asthma; biomarkers; butylated hydroxyanisole; butylated hydroxytoluene; children; cosmetics; food preservatives; foods; lipids; metabolites; neoplasms; oils; urine; China; India; Japan; Saudi Arabia; United States
- ... Synthetic phenolic antioxidants (SPAs) such as 2,6-di-tert-butyl-4-hydroxytoluene (butylated hydroxytoluene, BHT), are used in a wide variety of consumer products, including certain foodstuffs (e.g. fats and oils) and cosmetics. Although BHT is considered generally safe as a food preservative when used at approved concentrations, there is debate whether BHT exposure is linked to cancer, asthma, an ...