Sorbic Acid, E200, CAS no.110-44-1, food preservative, manufacturing process via chemical synthesis, malonic acid and trans-butenal as raw materials, also can be produced from isomeric hexadienoic acids. Sorbic acid is used in it’s salt forms (sodium sorbate, Potassium sorbate, and calcium sorbate) as a preservative in the production of drinks and food to prevent the growth of any mold, yeast, and fungi. Specifically, Sorbic Acid is used to preserve wines, beverages, soy sauces, picked products, seafood, and meat products. The preservative efficiency of Sorbic Acid is 5-10 times the effectiveness of Sodium benzoate. As a professional Sorbic Acid granular/powder supplier in China, we distribute Sorbic Acid food grade FCC,USP,EP.
Sorbic Acid powder/granular food grade Specification
|Appearance||White crystalline powder or granular|
|Heat Stability||Not change in color after heating for 90 minutes at 105℃|
|Odor||Slight characteristic odor|
|Melting Range (℃)||132-135|
|Residue on Ignition||≤0.2%|
|Aldehydes (as Formaldehyde)||0.1% Max|
|Lead (Pb)||≤5 mg/kg|
|Arsenic (As)||≤2 mg/kg|
|Mercury (Hg)||≤1 mg/kg|
|Heavy Metals (as Pb)||≤10 mg/kg|
As a professional Sorbic Acid supplier, we’re engaged in export and distribute Sorbic Acid for years.
Raw Materials price: Prices of raw material Crotonaldehyde and malonic acid are stable.
Market demand and supply : demand and supply is stable. Production capacity of the Sorbic Acid manufacturers didn’t change much.
Market Forecast: Considering the current market trend, price of Sorbic Acid will be stable in the coming months.
Sorbic Acid is gluten free and widely used in gluten free food to provide longer shelf-life to carbonated drinks, fruit drinks and dairy drinks.
Sorbic Acid is an organic acid initially isolated from unripe berries of Sorbus aucuparia, generally recognized as halal.
Sorbic Acid is general recognized as Kosher classified as Parve. .
Though Sorbic Acid is regarded as safe preservative, there maybe some side effects:
- dizziness or faintness (with the injection only)
- flushing or redness of skin
- increase in urination (mild)
- nausea or vomiting
- stomach cramps
- GRAS Affirmation: Yes
Sorbic Acid can be used in Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Health & Personal care products, Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry. Sorbic acid E200 is used a food preservative in dairy foods like cheese and yogurt, dried fruit, fish, meat, pickles, olives, soups, prepared salads, jelly, syrups, wine, beer, soft drinks and baked goods such as breads, bagels and pastries against fungi and yeasts.