what is vegan

Is butilhidroxianisol vegan?

Butilhidroxianisol is a vegan food ingredient.

Checking out an ingredients list? 👇

Vegan Ingredient Checker
Scan labels, check if ingredients are vegan
Get on Google PlayGet on App Store

Learn more

"You are amazing, this has saved me so much time when grocery shopping!"

— Austin, a user who reached out with feedback

"It's been a great tool since starting my journey! You take a pic of the nutrition/ingredients, and it'll warn you of anything questionable or not vegan. 😁"

— Ashe, a Vegan For Beginners Facebook Group member

"Use a vegan app when you go shopping, I use WhatsVegan."

— Dóra, a Vegan For Beginners Facebook Group member

So, what is butilhidroxianisol?

Butilhidroxianisol, also known as BHA, is a food preservative commonly used to prevent spoilage and rancidity in processed foods. It is a white to slightly yellow powder that is soluble in water and has a faint odor. BHA works by inhibiting the oxidation of fats and oils, which can cause food to become rancid and develop an unpleasant taste and odor. Despite some concerns about its potential health effects, BHA is considered safe for consumption by regulatory agencies around the world and is widely used in the food industry.

How to quickly find the source of ingredients like butilhidroxianisol?

We've built a database of 49359 ingredients (and growing), classified as "vegan", "non-vegan", or "maybe vegan".

We use it in our vegan ingredients scanner, which is the best way to avoid non-vegan ingredients - you take a picture of a product's ingredient list, and the app tells you if the product is vegan or not.

scan ingredient listvegan ingredient checkervegan shopping made simple
Get on Google PlayGet on App Store
Stay in the loop about new WhatsVegan goodies!
We'll never send you spam.
Do you have any feedback? Drop us a line at [email protected] 🙌
The content on this website and the WhatsVegan application is not dietary advice, and it's intended for informational and educational purposes only.Terms of ServicePrivacy policy