|Formula C9H10O5||Molar mass 198.17 g/mol|
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.