Potassium benzoate, 99%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A11610-30

Quantity 250g

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 582-25-2
    Molecular Formula C7H5KO2
    Formula Weight 160.22g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00013061
    Beilstein 3719165
    Merck Index 14,1091
    Chemical Name or Material Potassium Benzoate

    Specifications

    Quantity 250g
    CAS 582-25-2
    Assay Percent Range 99%
    Molecular Formula C7H5KO2
    Formula Weight 160.22g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00013061
    Beilstein 3719165
    Merck Index 14,1091
    Storage Note 1 Hygroscopic
    TSCA TSCA
    Chemical Name or Material Potassium Benzoate
    Assay 99%

    Description

    Applications
    Potassium Benzoate is manufactured primarily for food and beverage use. It is a chemical preservative, which in very low concentrations inhibits the activity of the microorganisms. It is used in carbonated beverages. The shelf life of un-pasteurized cider can be greatly extended by adding potassium benzoate. It is also used as the whistle in many fireworks.

    Solubility
    Soluble in ethanol, slightly soluble in methanol, insoluble in ether.

    Notes
    Hygroscopic. Protect from humidity and water. Store under dry inert gas away from oxidizing agents and moisture.

    Hygroscopic

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