(Redirected from butylhydroquinone)
- (chemistry) An aromatic organic compound that is a type of phenol. It is a derivative of hydroquinone, substituted with a tert-butyl group.
2009 October 4, Pete Wells, “COOKING WITH DEXTER”, in New York Times:
- With the fries and McNuggets, we enter the polysyllabic realm of ingredients I don’t keep in my kitchen: mono- and diglycerides, tertiary butylhydroquinone, a number of phosphates, dimethylpolysiloxane.