Preservative Potassium Sorbate

Short Description:

  • FOB Price: US $0.5 - 9,999 / Piece
  • Min.Order Quantity: 100 Piece/Pieces
  • Supply Ability: 10000 Piece/Pieces per Month
  • Port: Shenzhen
  • Payment Terms: L/C,D/A,D/P,T/T
  • Product Name: Potassium Sorbate
  • CAS No: 590-00-1
  • Molecular Formula: C6H7KO2
  • Product Detail


    Product Tags

    Product Name:            Preservative Potassium Sorbate
    CAS No:                      590-00-1
    Type:                           Preservatives, Pharmaceutical Intermedaites
    Appearance:                White granular or powder
    Molecular Weight:       150.22
    Molecular Formula:     C6H7KO2
    Melting Point:              270 °C
    Density:                       1.3630
    EINECS No:                611-771-3
    Place of Origin:           China (Mainland)



    Potassium sorbate is produced by neutralizing potassium hydroxide with asorbic acid. It is white or off white granular or powder. Preservative Potassium Sorbate is used to inhibit molds and yeasts. It is considered to be safe because of its long term safety record and non-toxic profile, the toxicity is 1/40 times than sodium benzoate.



    It is widely used in food , drink, vegetables in soy, tobacco, drugs, cosmetics, agricultural products etc as preservative. Also, Preservative Potassium Sorbate is used in personal care products to inhibit the development of microorganism for shelf stability but not be used in foods with yeast.



    Potassium sorbate is a preservative primarily against mold and yeast, and used in concentrations of 0.025 to 0.2 percent. Preservative Potassium Sorbate is non-toxic but may cause mild skin irritation.


    Technical Parameters

    Test Item Standard Result
    Appearance White granular or powder Confirm
    Heat Stability No change in color (105℃, 90 minutes) Confirm
    Assay ≥99.0% 99.5%
    Alkalinity or acidity Not more than 1.0% (as Sorbic acid or K2CO3) Pass test
    Loss on drying ≤1.0% (105℃, 3 hours) 0.56%
    Aldehydes Not more than 0.1%, calculated as formaldehyde) Pass test
    Arsenic (as As) ≤3 ppm Pass test
    Lead ≤1 ppm Pass test
    Mercury ≤1 ppm Pass test
    Test for double bonds Pass Pass test
    Test for potassium Pass Pass test
    Conclusion Qualified 


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