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Potassium Sorbate, 99%, Alfa Aesar™

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar A128440I

Quantity 5000g

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Catalog No. AAA128440I


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Specifications

Description

Applications
Potassium sorbate serves as an inhibitor for molds, yeasts in many food items like cheese, wine, yogurt, dried meats, apple cider, soft drinks, fruit drinks and baked goods. It is used in the production of syrup, milkshakes, creams, lotions, shampoos, makeup and sunscreen products. It is mainly used to increase the shelf life of various commercial products without affecting its taste, smell and color of the food. It is used as a preservative and considered to be a replacement for parabens.

Solubility
Soluble in water, alcohol, propylene glycol. Slightly soluble in acetoneand chloroform, corn oil and ether. Insoluble in benzene.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

99%
C6H7KO2
150.22
Potassium sorbate

Specifications

24634-61-5
C6H7KO2
150.22
14,7671
>300°C
5000g
99%
99%
CH3CH=CH-CH=CHCO2K
MFCD00016546
Sorbic acid potassium salt
8.3
Potassium sorbate

Safety and Handling

SDS & Safety Documents

GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Warning

RTECSNumber : WG2170000

TSCA : TSCA

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