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.
Potassium Sorbate Granular/powder food grade Specification
|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|
As a professional Potassium Sorbate supplier, we’re engaged in export and distribute Potassium Sorbate for years.
Raw Materials price: Prices of raw material sorbic acid are stable.
Market demand and supply : demand and supply is stable. Production capacity of the Potassium Sorbate manufacturers didn’t change much.
Market Forecast: Considering the current market trend, price of Potassium Sorbate will be stable in the coming months.
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.
Potassium Sorbate is a potassium salt of Sorbic Acid manufactured through neutralizing sorbic acid with potassium hydroxide, generally recognized as halal.
Potassium Sorbate is general recognized as Kosher classified as Parve.
Although Potassium Sorbate generally regarded as a very safe and effective supplement, there can be some minor side effects. Possible side effects: Allergic reactions, Nausea, Diarrhea, Nutrient loss in food.
Potassium Sorbate can be used in Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Health & Personal care products, Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry. Potassium sorbate is used to inhibit molds and yeasts in many food application, such as in cheese, wine, yogurt, dried meats, apple cider, soft drinks, fruit drinks, and baked goods.