Potassium Acetate

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Potassium Acetate E261

Product Description

Categories Preservatives
Qty in 20’FCL 23000kg
Min Order 500kg
Origin China
Packaging Factory Packaging or Neutral
Certificate ISO, Kosher, Halal, BRC
E Number E261
CAS No. 127-08-2
HS Code 291529
Specification FCC/USP

Potassium Acetate, E261, CAS no.127-08-2, a potassium salt of acetic acid, white crystal powder. Potassium Acetate manufacturing process via chemical synthesis, potassium hydroxide or potassium carbonate and acetic acid as raw materials. Potassium Acetate is used as a food preservative and acidity regulator to help prevent bacterial growth. It is better than Sodium Acetate to avoid Sodium. Also used as a deicer instead of chloride salts such as calcium chloride or magnesium chloride.

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Product reference

  • Specification
  • Potassium Acetate powder food grade Specification

    Product Potassium Acetate
    CAS 127-08-2 INS 261(E261 i)
    Structure   Molecular
    Properties Colorless or white crystalline powder.Slightly acid taste,easy deliquescence.
     Standard   Item BP2012 ACS Grade USP35 EP7.0
    Content ≥99.0% ≥99.0% 99.0% ~
    (Dry basis)
    99.0% ~
    (Dry basis)
    pH test 7.5 – 9.0 (1
    in 20 soln)
    solution at 25.0℃)
    7.5 ~ 8.5 (5%
    Loss on drying ≤8.0%
    (150℃, 2 h)
    ———– ≤ 1.0% ≤ 3%
    Heavy Metals ≤ 2 mg/kg ≤5ppm ≤ 0.002% ≤4ppm
    Sodium ———– ≤0.03% ———– ≤0.5%
    Insoluble matter ———– ≤0.005% ———– ———–
    Chloride(Cl) ———– ≤0.003% ———– ≤200ppm
    Phosphate(PO4) ———– ≤0.001% ———– ———–
    Sulfate(SO4) ———– ≤0.002% ———– ≤200ppm
    Iron(Fe) ———– ≤5ppm ———– ≤20ppm
    Calcium(Ca) ———– ≤0.005% ———– ———–
    Magnesium(Mg) ———– ≤0.002% ———– ———–
    Reducing substances ———– ———– ———– passed test
    Aluminum salts ———– ———– ———– ≤1ppm
    Application Used as analytical reagent, adjusting pH value.Used as  desiccant for manufacturing transparent
    glass.Used as buffering agents, diuretics,softeners, catalysts of fabric and paper  etc..Food
    additives (corrosion prevention and control of acidity).Used as penicillium medium In the
    iopharmaceutical industry.
    Used as raw material in the production of cortisone acetate, hydrogenated splashed nepal
    birch acetate, dexamethasone acetate, betamethasone, dexamethasone, fluocinolone acetate,
    Dosage In accordance with  FDA § 184.1 (b) (1):the highest limit: Breakfast cereal,0.007%;Grease,
    0.5%;Cereals and pasta, snack foods:0.6%;Hard Candy,0.15%;Jams and jellies, meat
    products,0.12%;Fudge,0.2%;Soups and soup premix, sweet sauce,0.05%.
    In accordance with GB2760-2011,the maximum amount in the complex condiment :10g/kg;
    in puffed food:1g/kg.
    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 and polluting substances.

  • Market and Price
  • As a professional Potassium Acetate supplier, we’re engaged in export and distribute Potassium Acetate for years.

    Price Trend of Potassium Acetate

    Raw Materials price: Prices of raw material acetic acid are stable.
    Market demand and supply : demand and supply is stable. Production capacity of the Potassium Acetate Anhydrous manufacturers didn’t change much.
    Market Forecast: Considering the current market trend, price of Potassium Acetate Anhydrous will be stable in the coming months.

  • Benefit

  • MSDS, Halal, Kosher, Gluten free
  • Potassium Acetate gluten free

    Potassium Acetate is gluten free and widely used in gluten free food to provide longer shelf-life to processed meat and bread.

    Halal Certified Potassium Acetate

    Potassium Acetate is a potassium salt of acetic acid manufactured through chemical synthesis, generally recognized as halal.

    Kosher Certified Potassium Acetate

    Potassium Acetate is general recognized as Kosher classified as Parve.

    Potassium Acetate MSDS


  • Side Effect
  • Side Effect of Potassium Acetate

    Though Potassium Acetate is regarded as safe supplement, there maybe some side effects:

    • symptoms of potassium intoxication which are tingling or burning sensation in hands and feet
    • weakness
    • lack of muscle tone
    • listlessness
    • mental confusion
    • weakness and heaviness of the legs
    • low blood pressure
    • diarrhea, or
    • heart irregularities

  • Application and Uses
  • Application and Uses of Potassium Acetate

    Potassium Acetate used in Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Health & Personal care products, Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry. Potassium Acetate is used as a preservative, acidity regulator, buffer, corrective, and color protector in the food processing.

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