Applications and Uses of Potassium Benzoate

Potassium Benzoate E212 can be used in Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Health & Personal care products, Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry. Potassium Benzoate E212 is used a food preservative to inhibit mold, yeast, and bacterial growth in fruit juices, carbonated drinks, pickles, and various other foods and beverages.

Potassium benzoate E212 can be used to replace sodium benzoate E211 in applications where the preserving power of benzoic acid E210 is required, but where a low sodium content is desired. It is often used in low-sugar jams, marmalades, jellies and alcohol-free beer.

Potassium benzoate E212 uses as follows:
Potassium Benzoate

In Food Production

Potassium Benzoate E212 can be used as acidic food preservative in food such as in low-sugar jams, marmalades, jellies, fruit juices, carbonated drinks, pickles

In Beverage

Potassium Benzoate E212 can be used as preservative in beverage such as in soft drinks, diet coke, sodas, condensed juice and other acidic drink to inhibit microbial.

In Pharmaceutical


In Health and Personal care

Potassium Benzoate E212 used in a wide variety of cosmetics and personal care products, such as in baby products, bath products, soaps and detergents, eye makeup, blushers, cleansing products, make up products, as well as hair, nail and skin care products.

In Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry

Potassium Benzoate E212 can be used as preservative in Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry feed.

In Other Industries

Potassium Benzoate E212 is widely used as additive in various other industries.

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