Propyl gallate, or propyl 3,4,5-trihydroxybenzoate is an ester formed by the condensation of gallic acid and propanol.
An antioxidant that exhibits antimicrobial activity. Propyl gallate has been reported to be an effective antioxidant-based hepatoprotector, both in vitro and in vivo. It has also been shown to prevent neuronal apoptosis and block the death of neurons exposed to FeSO4/GA as well as partially protect endothelial cells against TNF-induced apoptosis.
It is being added to product of the food & feed industry containing oils and fats. It protects against oxidation by hydrogen peroxide and oxygen free radicals, in a catalytic manner similar to superoxide dismutase. As a food additive, it is used under the E number E310.
It is also used in pharmaceutical, cosmetic, personal care, adhesives, and lubricants.
Minakem, the sister company of Minasolve, is producing Propyl gallate for decades on its production site located in Beuvry-la-Forêt (Northern France).Its knowledge and its organization are ensuring a good control of the production.
Minasolve is selling Propyl gallate to all customers who are looking for a reliable quality and fair prices. We are able to propose to our customers several special grades (USP/NF, EP, FCC, etc.). We usually maintain a safety stock which enable us to make quick deliveries upon the request of the client.
Category : Gallic acid and its derivatives
CAS number : 121-79-9
Formula : C10H12O5