• Food Additives
  • Potassium Sorbate Granular

    Application: Preservatives

    H.S. Code: 29161900.90

    Synonyms: saltpotassiumsalt,(e,e)-sorbicacid ;
    potassiumsalt,(e,e)-4-hexadienoicacid ;potassium(e,e)-2,4-hexadienoate ;potassiumsorbate ;sorbistatpotassium
    Molecular Formula: C6H8O2
    Molecular Weight: 112.12

    white or light yellow crystal powder or particle. melting point:270℃(separation). Easily soluble in water(67.6g/100ml,20℃),in 5% salty water(47.5g/100ml,room temperature),in 25%sugar water  ( 51g/100ml,room temperature )。 Soluble in propylene glycol (5.8g/100ml),in alcohol (0.3g/100ml)。PH value of 1% solution: 7 ~ 8.

    Specification: Food Grade FCCIV

    Items Specifications
    Appearance White Granular
    Identification Conform
    Assay 99.0-101.0%
    Alkalinity(as K2CO3)

    ≤ 1.0 %

    Acidity(as Sorbic Acid) ≤ 1.0 %
    Aldehyde( as Formaldehyde) ≤ 0.1 %
    Lead ≤ 2ppm
    Mercury (Hg) ≤ 1ppm
    Arsenic ( As) ≤ 3ppm
    Loss on Drying ≤ 1.0 %

    Packing : 

    the carton with PE-inliner. Net weight 25kg or 50 pounds 


     the product mainly used for food, tobacco, medicine, feed and cosmetics, is regarded as low toxicity, highly efficiency food preservative internationally. It can remarkably inhibit putrefactive bacterial, molds, yeast and aerobic bacterial.

    Storage and Transportation: 

    Avoid wet, don’t save up and traffic with poison.