Potassium Sorbate

Food Preservative, powder and granular E202,CAS no.24634-61-5 HS code291619

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Potassium Sorbate E202

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Potassium Sorbate, E202, food preservative, CAS no.24634-61-5, Chemical Formula C6H7KO2 the potassium salt of sorbic acid. Manufacturing process via chemical synthesis, sorbic acid and potassium hydroxide as raw materials. Function: inhibit the growth of mold, yeast, and microbes, in turn increasing shelf life of food products. Uses: in cheese, wine, yogurt, dried meats, apple cider, soft drinks, fruit drinks, and baked goods. It can also be used in dried fruit products. As a professional Potassium Sorbate supplier in China, we distribute Potassium Sorbate powder 120-150mesh, granular 18-22mesh and Sphere feed grade, food grade FCC,USP,EP.

CAS No. : 24634-61-5
Chemical Formula : C6H7KO2
H.S.code : 291619
E No. : E202
Other name : Potassium salt of sorbic acid
Chemical structure  :  chemical structure of potassium sorbate

Potassium Sorbate Granular/powder food grade Specification

ITEM STANDARD
Appearance White to off-white granular or powder
Heat Stability No change in colour after heating for 90 minutes at 105℃
Assay (%) 99.0 – 101.0
Loss on drying (%) ≤ 1
Content of sorbic acid 75% 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
Oxidizer None

As a professional Potassium Sorbate granular and Potassium Sorbate powder supplier in China, we distribute Potassium Sorbate food grade FCC,USP,EP. can provide HAPPC, KOSHER, HALAL Certificates.

Price trend of Potassium Sorbate

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

Food Grade: Potassium sorbate powder and granular 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.(>99% purity).

Potassium Sorbate gluten free

Yes. Potassium Sorbate is gluten free and widely used in gluten free food to provide longer shelf-life to carbonated drinks, fruit drinks and dairy drinks.

Halal Certified Potassium Sorbate

Potassium Sorbate is a potassium salt of Sorbic Acid manufactured through neutralizing sorbic acid with potassium hydroxide. As a synthesized chemical, Potassium Sorbate is general recognized as halal. We will still audit another 2 key points to make sure that our Potassium Sorbate 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 Sorbate

Potassium Sorbate is a potassium salt of sorbic acid manufactured through neutralizing sorbic acid with potassium hydroxide. As a synthesized chemical, Potassium Sorbate is general recognized as Kosher classified as Parve. Moreover, Potassium Sorbate is also regulated as Kosher for Passover.

Potassium Sorbate MSDS

  • 5.1. Storage: Kept in dry, cool, and shaded place with original packaging, avoid moisture, store at room temperature.
  • 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 Sorbate

Potassium Sorbate granular or powder 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. Potassium Benzoate can also cause allergic reaction in specific groups of individuals.

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 Sorbate

We supply Potassium Sorbate in Potassium Sorbate FCC grade(s). Potassium Sorbate to users/customers for Agricultural Chemicals, Animal Nutrition & Feed, Food & Beverage, Personal Care & Cosmetics, Pharmaceutical & Fine Chemicals. This product is also known as Potassium (E,E)-Hexa-2,4-Dienoate, Sorbistat-K, Sorbistat Potassium.

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