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    Potassium Sorbate

    Potassium sorbate,leading the way in preserving freshness and ensuring product integrity in food and personal care.


    Chemical Name: Potassium sorbate; 2,4-di-ethene acid kalium

    CAS Number:68-04-2

    EINECS Number: 246-376-1

    Chemical Formula: C6H7KO2

    Molecular weight: 150.22

    Product Standard: FCC/GB/EP/USP


    1)25kg (net weight) carton lined with plastic bags.

    2)25kg (net weight) woven bag or kraft paper bag lined with plastic bags.

    Storage Condition: Keep well closed in its original packing in a cool and dry place.

    Shelf life: 2 years.

    Buying Guide:

    Potassium Sorbate Buying Guide

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    Product Overview

    Potassium sorbate is a colorless or white granular powder with good solubility in water and a slightly sour taste. The density of potassium sorbate is 1.26 g/cm3. Potassium sorbate e202 is easily soluble in water, alcohol, and propylene glycol. Potassium sorbate aqueous solution is clear and colorless. Potassium sorbate is soluble has a mildly acidic taste, and is commonly used in the food industry as an effective food-grade preservative.


    Item Unit FCC GB13736-1992
    Content % 99.00~101.0 98.00~102.0
    Clarity -- Pass Test Pass Test
    Free Alkali(as K2CO3) -- Pass Test Pass Test
    Aldehyde( as HCHO) % - 0.1
    Loss on drying % 1 1
    Chloride (CL) % - 0.018
    Sulfate(SO4) % - 0.038
    Heavy Metals(Pb) % 0.001 0.001
    Arsenic (As) % 0.0003 0.0003
    Lead mg/kg 2 -
    The main application of Potassium Sorbate
    • Potassium sorbate in food is commonly used as a microbial growth inhibitor in baked goods, cheese, yogurt, dried meats, pickles, soft drinks, juices, and wines.
    • Potassium sorbate in animal feed preserves livestock feed and prevents mold contamination. It is also added to pet food to maintain freshness.
    • Potassium sorbate in pharmaceuticals is used as an antimicrobial preservative in vitamin supplements and herbal remedies, as well as in various pharmaceutical products.
    • Potassium sorbate in skin care and personal care products, such as creams, gels, shampoos, and lotions, acts as a broad-spectrum preservative against fungi, bacteria, and yeast.
    • As an industrial biocide, potassium sorbate uses include applications as a fungistatic additive in coatings, adhesives, sealants, lubricants, fuels, textiles and construction materials to prevent microbial deterioration.

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