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Stuart Chalk, Ph.D.
Department of Chemistry
University of North Florida
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Organic compound

Classification: Organic compound -> ethyl ether

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"Determination Of T-butylhydroxyanisole [t-butyl-4-methoxyphenol] And T-butylhydroxytoluene [2,6-di-t-butyl-p-cresol] By Flow Injection With Amperometric Detction"
Anal. Chim. Acta 1991 Volume 252, Issue 1-2 Pages 153-159
P. Yáñez-Sedeño, J. M. Pingarrón* and L. M. Polo Díez

Abstract: Two flow injection methods are described for the determination of the antioxidants, t-butyl-4-methoxyphenol (I) and 2,6-di-t-butyl-p-cresol (II) and I in the presence of II. Sample solution containing I was injected into a carrier stream of 0.1 M perchloric acid - 5% methanol and the oxidation signals wer recorded at +0.8 V (in the absence of II) and +0.6 V (in the presence of II). The same procedure was used to determine II, with the oxidation signal being recorded at +1.05 V. The calibration graphs were rectilinear for 0.01 to 0.1, 0.1 to 1 and 1 to 10 mg L-1 of I and 0.02 to 0.1, 0.1 to 1 and 1 to 8 mg L-1 of II. The determination of I in the presence of II is possible as the former is more easily oxidized than the latter. The method was used in the analysis of maize oil and commercial ethyl ether.
Butylated hydroxyanisole Butylated hydroxytoluene Amperometry