Sorbic Acid, CAS# 110-44-1, is a organic compound manufactured through chemical synthesis, available as White crystalline powder. Sorbic Acid is widely used as preservatives. with E number E200.
No significant side effects reported. Sorbic Acid might cause skin irritation and eye and respiratory irritation in specific groups of individuals.
Ingestion of Sorbic Acid in large quantity may hurt our health, please follow the guideline of using Sorbic Acid: ADI 0-25 mg/kg bw
Special groups refer to newborns, children, pregnant and any other applicable vulnerable groups.
There is no evidence that Sorbic Acid could have any negative effects on these vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use Sorbic Acid in food for newborns and pregnant. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Sorbic Acid for long period in food for newborns or pregnant.
Generally recognized as safe(GRAS) is a FDA designation that a specific substance or ingredient is generally considered safe by experts, and so is exempted from the usual Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) food additive tolerance requirements. Sorbic Acid is considered safe by FDA according to existing data and granted GRAS status.
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1. Sorbic acid and acetic acid have distinct effects on the electrophysiology and metabolism of Bacillus subtilis. [Appl Environ Microbiol. 2014 Jul 18]
Author: van Beilen JW, Teixeira de Mattos MJ, Hellingwerf KJ, Brul S.
2. Sorbic acid stress activates the Candida glabrata high osmolarity glycerol MAP kinase pathway. [Front Microbiol. 2013 Nov 26]
Author: Jandric Z, Gregori C, Klopf E, Radolf M, Schüller C.
3. Derivatization following hollow-fiber microextraction with tetramethylammonium acetate as a dual-function reagent for the determination of benzoic acid and sorbic acid by GC. [J Sep Sci. 2013 Jul]
Author: Sun Y, Wang X, Huang Y, Pan Z, Wang L.
4. Simultaneous determination of EDTA, sorbic acid, and diclofenac sodium in pharmaceutical preparations using high-performance liquid chromatography. [AAPS PharmSciTech. 2013 Jun]
Author: Heydari R, Shamsipur M, Naleini N.
5. Detection of sorbic acid in food by homemade micro-spectrometer analytical system. [Guang Pu Xue Yu Guang Pu Fen Xi. 2012 Aug]
Author: Chuan N, Xu Y, Chen G, Wen ZQ, He L, Wen ZY.