Concentration analysis (mg/kg)

0.081[1], 6.0-40.0[2], 0.0[3], 4.3-12.3[4], 10.0-90.0[3]


0.0-1.4[5], 0.0-4.0e-2[6], 0.0-3.0e-2[7]

MeSH classification

Naturally occurring or synthetic substances that inhibit or retard the oxidation of a substance to which it is added. They counteract the harmful and damaging effects of oxidation in animal tissues.


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