Benzoic acid, 2,4-dihydroxy-6-pentyl-, ethyl ester is a compound commonly known as ethyl 2,4-dihydroxy-6-pentylbenzoate or ethyl gallate. It is a chemical substance that belongs to the class of benzoic acid esters. This compound is often used as a food additive, particularly as an antioxidant and preservative in various processed foods. It helps to inhibit microbial growth and prevent spoilage, thereby extending the shelf life of food products.

BENZOIC ACID, 2,4-DIHYDROXY-6-PENTYL-, ETHYL ESTER is a compound that is commonly known as ethyl benzoate. It is an ester formed by the condensation of benzoic acid and ethanol. This colorless liquid is almost insoluble in water. Ethyl benzoate is primarily used as an ingredient in perfumes and artificial fruit-flavoring agents.

It has a pleasant odor, described as sweet, wintergreen, fruity, medicinal, cherry, and grape. It is also a component of some fragrances and artificial fruit flavors. Recognized for its desirable scent, ethyl benzoate is widely used in the cosmetic and food industries.