Oxygen Scavengers Research Paper

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2) Oxygen Scavengers
Ascorbic acid (Vitamin C), ascorbyl palmite, erthorbic acid (d-isomer of ascorbic acid) and its sodium salt, etc. belong to this group of antioxidants. They can react with oxygen and can consequently, remove it in a blocked system.
3) Secondary Antioxidants
They are also known as preventive antioxidants, and they diminish the rate of chain beginning by a diversity of mechanisms, including compounds that attach metal ions, scavenge oxygen, break down hydroperoxides to non-radical species, attract UV radiation or deactivate singlet oxygen. Dilauryl thiopropionate and thiodiproponic acid, which function by decomposing the lipid hydroperoxides into stable end products, examples from this category.
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