It is used as a co stabilizer, antioxidant for plastics, polyoletins, HDPE, LDPE, PMMA, PA, engineering thermoplastic elastomers, synergist, thermal stabilizer, processing stabilizer in high temperature applications, peroxide decomposer.
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