Anoxomer is a non-digestible polymer of antioxidants. Anoxomer joins together multiple antioxidants but renders them unabsorbable, avoiding any health risks possibly associated with the subunits. Anoxomer is commonly a mixture of TBHQ, hydroxyanisole, BPA, and other antioxidants.
Anoxomer has shown no adverse effects in animal studies outside of animals whose diets are 0.5 to 5% anoxomer. This is significantly greater than the level of intake humans would ever achieve through normal patterns of consumption. No negative effects on humans have been reported.
While anoxomer is synthesized to not be absorbed, individuals uncomfortable with consuming any of the polymer components should make individual decisions regarding this additive.
Fats, oils, foods containing fats and oils