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Propyl Gallate

Excipient (pharmacologically inactive substance)

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Sep 28, 2018.

What is it?

Propyl gallate, C10H12O5, is an ester formed from gallic acid and propanol. Since 1948, this antioxidant has been added to foods containing oils and fats to prevent oxidation.[1] As a food additive, it is used under the E number E310.

Further information

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