Art.No P-021
Formula C10H12O5
Conc (% w/w) 1.0% pet
Series B, C, LA
Molality -
MW 212,2
CAS 121-79-9
Hapten Information


This compound is used as a food preservative and antioxidant for foods (margarine, peanut butter, etc.), cosmetic and pharmaceutic creams, fats, oils, flavorings, ethers, emulsions, waxes and transformer oils. It is used as a packaging material. It is also used to inhibit autooxidation of paraldehyde and similar substances which develop peroxides in the presence of oxygen.