Potassium Benzoate

food Preservative E212,CAS no.582-25-2 HS code291631

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Potassium Benzoate E212

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Potassium Benzoate, E212, CAS no.582-25-2, the potassium salt of Benzoic acid, a white, odorless, flaky, crystalline powder, soluble in water. Potassium Benzoate manufacturing process via chemical synthesis, toluene and potassium hydroxide as raw materials. It uses as food preservative that inhibits the growth of mold, yeast and some bacteria. It works best in low-pH products, such as PH 4.5. Potassium Benzoate is used in acidic foods such as fruit juice (citric acid), sparkling drinks (carbonic acid), soft drinks (Phosphoric Acid), and pickles (vinegar). Potassium benzoate is also used in the whistle in many fireworks. As a professional Potassium Benzoate supplier, we supply Potassium Benzoate powder food grade.

CAS No. : 582-25-2
Chemical Formula : C7H5KO2
H.S.code : 291631
E No. : E212
Other name : Potassium salt of Benzoic acid
Chemical structure  :  Potassium benzoate chemical structure

Potassium Benzoate powder food grade Specification

 

Product Potassium Benzoate
CAS 582-25-2 (anhydrous) INS 212
Structure   Molecular formula C7H5KO2 • 3H2O
Properties White particles, flakes or crystalline powder.Odorless,melting point
121.5 ~ 123.5 ℃,soluble in water and ethanol.
Quality Specification Standard     Item JECFA97 FCC V USP35-NF30
Content(dry basis)  ≥99%  ≥99.0%~100.5%  ≥99.0%~100.5%
Alkalinity (as KOH) passed test ≤0.06% passed test
Lead ≤ 2 mg/kg ≤ 2 mg/kg ——-
Water (105°, 4h) ≤26.5% ≤1.5%. ≤1.5%.
Heavy metals ——- ——- ≤0.001%
Cl(as chlorine) ≤0.07% ——- ——-
Easy oxide test passed test ——- ——-
Application 1.Used as  food preservative and antimicrobial agent mainly  for artificial
butter,wine .
2.Used as  preservative, antimicrobial agent in food industry.
3.Analytical reagent. Can also be used as  tweet agent of  fireworks material.
Dosage Refer to the amount of sodium benzoate.
Packaging Net weight: 25kg,paper-plastic bag or woven bag lined with PE bag,can also
be customized according to customer‘s requirements of packaging.
Storage Stored in cool, dry and ventilated place.Must not be loaded and transported
with toxic, hazardous andpolluting substances.

As a professional Potassium Benzoate supplier, we supply Potassium Benzoate powder food grade can provide HAPPC, KOSHER, HALAL Certificates for this product.

Price trend of Potassium Benzoate

Upstream: Prices of upstream methylbenzene are stable and supply is stable. Production capacity of the Potassium Benzoate manufacturers didn’t change much.
Downstream: Downstream demand is pretty stable.
Forecast: Considering the current market trend, price of Potassium Benzoate will be slowly moving down in the coming months.

Food Grade: Sorbic Acid is widely used as preservatives in food and beverage industries.  food grade Sorbic Acid is available as fine powder(>99% purity).

Potassium Benzoate gluten free

Yes. Potassium Benzoate is gluten free and widely used in gluten free food to provide longer shelf-life to soft drinks and concentrated fruit juice.

Halal Certified Potassium Benzoate

Potassium Benzoate is the potassium salt of benzoic acid manufactured through chemical synthesis. As a synthesized chemical, Potassium Benzoate is general recognized as halal. We will still audit another 2 key points to make sure that our Potassium Benzoate is 100% halal: Are there any pig products used in manufacturing process of this ingredient? Does the ingredient contain Alcohol (impure) or other haraam ingredients?

Kosher Certified Potassium Benzoate

Potassium Benzoate is the potassium salt of benzoic acid manufactured through chemical synthesis. As a synthesized chemical, Potassium Benzoate is general recognized as Kosher classified as Parve. Moreover, Potassium Benzoate is also regulated as Kosher for Passover.

Potassium Benzoate MSDS

  • 5.1. Storage: Store in a cool and dry place and Keep away from strong light and heat
  • 5.2. Handling precaution: Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition. Empty containers pose a fire risk, evaporate the residue under a fume hood. Ground all equipment containing material. Do not ingest. Do not breathe dust.

Side Effect of Potassium Benzoate

Potassium Benzoate is considered safe by FDA according to existing data and granted GRAS status.

No significant side effects reported. Potassium Benzoate may affect potassium level in blood.

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.

Application and Uses of Potassium Benzoate

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

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