Sodium Propionate

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E281 Sodium Propionate CAS No. 137-40-6

Product Description

Categories Preservatives
Qty in 20’FCL 16000kg
Min Order 500kg
Origin China
Packaging Factory Packaging or Neutral
Certificate ISO, Kosher, Halal, BRC
E Number E281
CAS No. 137-40-6
HS Code 291550
Specification FCC/USP

Sodium Propionate, E281, CAS no.137-40-6, a white crystalline solid or powder that is the sodium salt of propionic acid. Sodium Propionate manufacturing process via chemical synthesis propionic acid and sodium carbonate or sodium hydroxide as raw materials. Sodium Propionate is used in the food and beverage industry as a preservative. It prevents the growth of mold and some bacteria, thereby prolonging the shelf life of packaged baked goods. Used as a mold inhibitor in bakery products, such as breads, yogurts, soups, drinking yogurts, canned vegetables, etc.

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Product reference

  • Specification
  • Sodium Propionate powder Specification

    Product                                                                Sodium Propionate
    CAS 137-40-6 INS 281
    Structure   Molecular formula C3H5NaO2
    Properties White crystals, particles or crystalline powder;Odorless or slightly ethyl butyrate smell.1g of this
    product can be dissolved in 1ml of water,25℃ or 24 ml of ethanol.
    Standard   Item GB25549-2010 BP2012 FCCV USP35 EP7.0
    Content( dry
    99.0%~100.5% 99.0%~101% 99.0%~100.5% 99.0%~100.5% 99.0%~101%
    Loss on drying
    (Vol. 4)
    ≤1.0% ≤0.5% ≤1.0% ≤1.0% ≤0.5%
    —— Clear, olorless ——– ——– Clear, olorless
    PH(10%) —— 7.8~9.2 ——– ——– 7.8~9.2
    As(as As203) ≤3 mg/kg ——– ——– ——– ——–
    Heavy metals
    (as Pb)
    ≤4 mg/kg ≤10ppm ≤2 mg/kg ≤0.001% ≤10ppm
    Fe ≤0.003% ≤10ppm ≤0.003% ——– ≤10ppm
    passed test ——– ≤0.15% passed test ——–
    Application Have special effect on preventing yellow aspergillin, but little on yeast.EEC approves it used in
    dairy products, bakery products, cheese etc..Also can be used as inhibition agent of ticky
    substances in beer.
    Used as  leavening agent, dough conditioner, buffer, tissue improver, curing agent, nutritional
    supplements, chelating agent etc. in the food industry such as leavening agent of baking products
    or cakes.Fermentation assistant agent, buffer, pectin curing agent (gel) of bread and biscuit,tissue
    modifier of the yeast food meat products.When used in brewing, can increase the saccharifying
    power, improve fermentation ability.
    Dosage Antibacterial ability is affected by the environmental pH value.At pH 5 the MIC is 0.01%,while
    at pH 6.5 is 0.5%.
    1.GB 2760-2011(g/kg):Pastry 2.5;Soak Yangmei30~50,impregnated with an aqueous
    solution of 3% to 5%,washed before processing ,based on propionic.
    2.FAO/WHO(1995):Processed cheese 3000mg/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 Sodium Propionate supplier, we’re engaged in export and distribute Sodium Propionate for years.

    Price trend of Sodium Propionate

    Raw Materials price: Prices of raw material propionic acid and sodium carbonate or sodium hydroxide are stable.
    Market demand and supply : demand and supply is stable. Production capacity of the Sodium Propionate manufacturers didn’t change much.
    Market Forecast: Considering the current market trend, price of Sodium Propionate will be stable in the coming months.

  • Benefit

  • MSDS, Halal, Kosher, Gluten free
  • Sodium Propionate gluten free

    Sodium Propionate is gluten free and widely used in gluten free food to provide longer shelf-life to processed cheese, meats, beverages, etc.

    Halal Certified Sodium Propionate

    Sodium Propionate is sodium salt of propionic acid, available as White crystalline solid or powder, generally recognized as halal.

    Kosher Certified Sodium Propionate

    Sodium Propionate is general recognized as Kosher classified as Parve.

    Sodium Propionate MSDS


  • Side Effect
  • Side Effect of Sodium Propionate

    Although Sodium Propionate generally regarded as a very safe and effective supplement, there can be some minor side effects. Possible side effects:

    • Abdominal discomfort
    • Gas
    • Nausea

  • Application and Uses
  • Application and Uses of Sodium Propionate

    Sodium Propionate can be used in Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Health & Personal care products, Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry. Sodium propionate is the sodium salt of propionic acid used as a food preservative in bakery products. Sodium Propionate is used as a mold inhibitor in bakery products, breads, yogurts, soups, drinking yogurts, canned vegetables, etc.

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