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Synonyms: Gallice acid octyl ester, OG. , octyl gallate
Chemical name: Octyl-3,4,5-trihydroxybenzoate
Mol. Formula and Mw: C15H22O5 = 282.3
Description: A white or creamy white powder; odourless. Practically insoluble in water, very soluble in methanol; freely soluble in acetone, in ethanol, in ether and in propane-1,2-diol; sparingly soluble in arachis and in chloroform.
Main testing indexes:
Melting point: 100~1020;
Chloride: max 0.07%;
Loss on drying: max 0.5%;
Sulphated ash max 0.1%;
Uses: It is used as antioxidant additive in oleaginous foods and medicinal preparations.
Packaging: A net weight of 500g, packed in plastic bags, out packed with paperboard cases, A net weight of (40bagsW500g) .