E311 - Octyl gallate

Additive: E311 - Octyl gallate

Octyl gallate is the ester of 1-octanol and gallic acid. As a food additive, it is used under the E number E311 as an antioxidant and preservative. - Wikipedia

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EFSA evaluation: Scientific Opinion on the re-evaluation of octyl gallate -E 311- as a food additive (2015-10-01)