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 Potassium Sorbate
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Potassium Sorbate

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Potassium Sorbate, CAS# 24634-61-5, is a potassium salt of sorbic acid manufactured through chemical synthesis, available as White to off-white powder/granular. Potassium Sorbate is widely used as preservative as it can inhibit molds and yeasts in many foods. It is affirmed by US FDA as GRAS(generally recognized as safe) and widely accepted as safe food additive in many countries with E number E202. As a professional supplier and manufacturer of food additives, Foodchem International Corporation has been supplying quality Potassium Sorbate powder/granular to customers all over the world for over 10 years. If you have any questions or wish to receive a quote, please feel free to reach us by email: or by phone: +86 21 2206 3075. Our sales person will get back to you in 1 working day.

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Appearance White to off-white granular
Heat Stability No change in colour after heating for 90 minutes at 105℃
Assay (%) 99.0 - 101.0
Loss on drying (%) ≤ 1
Content of sorbic acid 75% Min
Alkalinity (as K2CO3, %) ≤ 1
Chloride (as Cl, %) ≤ 0.018
Aldehydes (as formaldehyde, %) ≤ 0.1
Sulfate (as SO4, %) ≤ 0.038
Arsenic ≤3 mg/ kg
Lead ≤2 mg/ kg
Mercury ≤1 mg/ kg
Total heavy metals (as Pb) ≤10 mg/ kg
Oxidizer None

Available Grade of Potassium Sorbate

  • Food Grade: Potassium Sorbate is widely used as preservatives in food and beverage industries. Foodchem's food grade Potassium Sorbate is available as fine powder(>99% purity).
  • Quality Control

    At Foodchem International Corporation, we apply strict quality control process to all our products. All Potassium Sorbate we provide has been strictly tested under Kosher, Halal, HACCP and ISO standards and proved to be safe for using as food additive.

    Storage&Handling Precaution

    Storage: Potassium Sorbate should be Kept in dry, cool, and shaded place with original packaging, avoid moisture, store at room temperature.
    Handling Precaution: Handling of Potassium Sorbate should only be performed by personnel trained and familiar with handling of organic chemicals. Avoid skin and eye contact and breathing in dust. Avoid handling which leads to dust formation.

    Application and Uses of Potassium Sorbate

    Potassium Sorbate is a Potassium salt of sorbic acid widely used as preservative in food and beverage. As a preservative, Potassium Sorbate can be used in a wide variety of industries including: food production, beverage, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, agriculture/animal feed, and various other industries.
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