Potassium sorbate is an antimicrobial ingredient that inhibits growth of molds, yeasts & bacteria and is widely used as a preservative in foods, drinks, and personal care products. It is an odourless and tasteless salt synthetically produced from sorbic acid and potassium hydroxide.
|Molar Weight||150.22 g/mol|
|Melting Point||270 °C|
|Forms||White, Odourless, Granules|
Synonyms: E202, 2, 4 - Hexadenoic acid, Potassium salt, Sorbic acid, Potassium salt, 2, 4 - Hexadenoic Acid, Potassium Salt, Potassium (E, E) - hexa - 2, 4 - dienoate, Potassium Sorbate, Sorbic Acid, Potassium Salt
Chemical Formula: C6H7KO2
CAS Number: 24634-61-5