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Anoxomer is a food additive with E number E323. It is a non-digestible polymeric antioxidant.[1] It was designed to allow the introduction of established antioxidants in a non-absorbable manner in order to avoid potential health risk associated with their digestion.[2]

Anoxomer is prepared by condensation polymerization of divinylbenzene and a mixture of antioxidant monomers including tert-butylhydroquinone, tert-butylphenol, hydroxyanisole, p-cresol and 4,4'-isopropylidenediphenol.[2][3]


  1. ^ Weinshenker, Ned M (1980). "Anoxomer. A new nonabsorbable antioxidant". Food Technology 34 (11): 40–49. 
  2. ^ a b Thomas E. Furia, CRC Handbook of Food Additives, Volume II, 1980, ISBN 978-0-8493-0543-6
  3. ^ Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21, Volume 3, April 1, 2006 (21CFR172.105)