Propyl Gallate

What is Propyl Gallate?

Propyl gallate is an anti-oxidant that protects against oxidation by hydrogen peroxide and oxygen free radicals. [1]

How is Propyl Gallate used?

Propyl gallate is used to protect oils and fats in products from oxidation. It is used in foods, cosmetics, hair products, adhesives, and lubricants. [1]

Health Issues

Propyl Gallate is used to prevent fats and oils from spoiling and might cause cancer. [2]