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 Sodium Propionate
FOODCHEM is the Sodium Propionate supplier and manufacturer, engaged in the export and wholesale of Sodium Propionate for more than 10 years. The MOQ of Sodium Propionate is 500 kgs, if you need only a small amount, please contact the local distributor of Sodium Propionate. Any suggestions and questions about the Sodium Propionate, please send Email to, we will reply within 24 hours.

Sodium Propionate

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Sodium Propionate, CAS# 137-40-6, is a sodium salt of propionic acid, available as White crystalline solid or powder. Sodium Propionate is widely used as preservative in food processing with E number E281. It is affirmed by US FDA as GRAS(generally recognized as safe) and widely accepted as safe food additive in many countries. As a professional supplier and manufacturer of food additives, Foodchem International Corporation has been supplying quality Sodium Propionate 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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Item Specification
Synonym Sodium propanoate
Molecular Formula C3H5NaO2
Molecular Weight 96.06
Appearance White crystalline solid or powder
Assay( as CH3CH2 COONa dried ) % ≤99.0
pH (10 %; H2O; 20°C) 8.0~10.5
Loss on drying ≤0.0003%
Alkalinity(as Na2CO3) pass test
Heavy metal  
Lead ≤0.001%
As( as As2O3) ≤0.0003%
Fe ≤0.0025%

Available Grade of Sodium Propionate

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

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

    Storage&Handling Precaution

    Storage: Sodium Propionate should be Store in a cool and dry place and Keep away from strong light and heat
    Handling Precaution: Handling of Sodium Propionate 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 Sodium Propionate

    Sodium Propionate is a sodium salt of propionic acid widely used as preservative in food production. As a preservative, Sodium Propionate can be used in a wide variety of industries including: food production, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, agriculture/animal feed, and various other industries.
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