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Ethyl gallate

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Formula  C9H10O5
Molar mass  198.17 g/mol
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Ethyl gallate is a food additive with E number E313. It is the ethyl ester of gallic acid. Ethyl gallate is added to food as an antioxidant.

Though found naturally in a variety of plant sources including walnuts Terminalia myriocarpa or chebulic myrobolan (Terminalia chebula).

Ethyl gallate is produced from gallic acid and ethanol. It can be found in wine.

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