Potassium Benzoate

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Potassium Benzoate E212

Product Description

CAS No. : 582-25-2
Chemical Formula : C7H5KO2
H.S.code : 291631
E No. : E212

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.

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

    Price trend of Potassium Benzoate

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

  • Benefit
  • MSDS, Halal, Kosher, Gluten free
  • Potassium Benzoate gluten free

    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, general recognized as halal.

    Kosher Certified Potassium Benzoate

    Potassium Benzoate is general recognized as Kosher classified as Parve.

    Potassium Benzoate MSDS

  • Side Effect
  • Side Effect of Potassium Benzoate

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

    Possible short-term side effects

    • dizziness
    • insomnia
    • hyperactivity

    Possible long-term side effects

    • cancer
    • neurodegenerative diseases
    • anemia
    • decreased immunity
  • Application and Uses
  • Application and Uses of Potassium Benzoate

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

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