Potassium sorbate is the potassium salt of sorbic acid,It is a white salt that is very soluble in water (58.2% at 20°C). It is primarily used as a food preservative (E number 202).Potassium sorbate is effective in a variety of applications including food, wine, and personal-care products.
Appearance:White powder or needle
Molecular formula: C6H7KO2
Molecular weight: 150.22
HS No.: 29161900.90
FEMA No.: 2921
Function : food additive, feed or animal additives and pharmaceutics.
AppearanceWhite powder or needle
Heat StabilityNo change in colour after heating for 90 minutes at 105°C
Assay (%)99.0 – 101.0
Loss on drying (%)≤ 1
Content of sorbic acid75% 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
Potassium sorbate is used to inhibit molds and yeasts in many foods, such as cheese, wine, yogurt, dried meats, apple cider, soft drinks and fruit drinks, and baked goods.In addition, herbal dietary supplement products generally contain potassium sorbate.
25kg/carton,14MTS/20FCL for potassium sorbate.Preservatives price