White to creamy-white crystalline odourless solid.

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The function(s) performed by the food additive when used in cooking.

  • Antioxidant - Protects a food from deterioration caused by oxidation

Data according to various sources such as fao, fda, codex. Spot a mistake? Tell us!

Country Status Matched Term
United States
Matching Terms Not Found
European Union
Approved Dodecyl gallate
Australia and New Zealand
Approved Dodecyl gallate
Philippines
Not Permitted
Austria
Approved Dodecyl gallate
Belgium
Approved Dodecyl gallate
Bulgaria
Approved Dodecyl gallate
Cyprus
Approved Dodecyl gallate
Czech Republic
Approved Dodecyl gallate
Denmark
Approved Dodecyl gallate
Estonia
Approved Dodecyl gallate
Finland
Approved Dodecyl gallate
France
Approved Dodecyl gallate
Germany
Approved Dodecyl gallate
Greece
Approved Dodecyl gallate
Hungary
Approved Dodecyl gallate
Ireland
Approved Dodecyl gallate
Italy
Approved Dodecyl gallate
Latvia
Approved Dodecyl gallate
Lithuania
Approved Dodecyl gallate
Luxembourg
Approved Dodecyl gallate
Malta
Approved Dodecyl gallate
Netherlands
Approved Dodecyl gallate
Poland
Approved Dodecyl gallate
Portugal
Approved Dodecyl gallate
Romania
Approved Dodecyl gallate
Slovakia
Approved Dodecyl gallate
Slovenia
Approved Dodecyl gallate
Spain
Approved Dodecyl gallate
Sweden
Approved Dodecyl gallate
United Kingdom
Approved Dodecyl gallate
Australia
Approved Dodecyl gallate
New Zealand
Approved Dodecyl gallate

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Aggravates food intolerances - yes

E312 - Dodecyl gallate: From the Food Intolerance Network fact-sheet titled 'How to start failsafe eating: a step by step guide'.

Food Intolerance Network

Causes allergic reaction - yes

E312 - Dodecyl gallate: Asthmatics and aspirin sensitive people should avoid, gastric and skin irritations. Prohibited in foods for infants and young children - caused deaths in animal tests.

Additive Alert

Halal - yes

E312 - Dodecyl gallate: Antioxidants.

Muslim Consumer Group

Derived from plant products - yes

E312 - Dodecyl gallate: Used to prevent rancidity in oily substances; derived from nutgalls; may cause gastric or skin irritation, gallates are not permitted in foods for infants and small children because of their known tendency to cause the blood disorder, methemoglobinemia; used in oils, margarine, lard and salad dressings, sometimes used in packaging

DFlock

Synthetic substance - yes

E312 - Dodecyl gallate: Dodecyl gallate is synthesised by the esterification of gallic acid. It is used as an antioxidant in food, often with BHT (E321) and BHA (E320), although it has limited use as it is unstable at high temperatures. Typical products include oils and fats, cereals, snack foods, dairy produce.

MBM Foods

Aggravates food intolerances - yes

E312 - Dodecyl gallate: NOT SUITABLE FOR BABIES AND YOUNG CHILDREN. Hyperactivity, Asthma, Urticaria, Insomnia, Gastric Irritation. As this substance is not suitable for babies under six months we suggest it would be advisable for pregnant and lactating mothers to avoid it also unless/until it is proven safe in these circumstances.

Angelfire-Food Intolerance, Allergies and Adverse Reactions

Causes allergic reaction - yes

E312 - Dodecyl gallate: May cause asthmatic and allergic reactions.

Traditional Oven - Dangerous Food Additives

Lauryl gallate
Dodecyl 3,4,5-trihydroxybenzoate
Gallic acid dodecyl ester
Gallic acid lauryl ester
Lauryl gallate
3,4,5-trihydroxybenzoic acid dodecyl ester

Collection of sources used to create this food additive summary.

Source
Codex Alimentarius
Food Standards Australia New Zealand
JECFA (Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives)
UK Food Guide
UK Food Standards Agency
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Wikipedia

Lists the U.S. CAS (Chemical Abstracts Service) registry number and EINECS (European INventory of Existing Commercial chemical Substances) numbers when known.

  • CAS Number: 1166-52-5
  • EINECS Number: 214-620-6

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