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Potassium Sorbate

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MOQ: 1.00 MT
Other Name: 2,4-Hexadienoic acid potassium salt
Origin: Jiangsu, China

Product Details

  • Item Name: Potassium Sorbate
  • Other Name: 2,4-Hexadienoic acid potassium salt
  • Appearance: White granule or powder
  • CAS NO.: 24634-61-5; 590-00-1
  • MF: C6H7KO2
  • Formula Weight: 150
  • Boiling Point: 233.00℃
  • Melting Point: 270.00℃
  • Flash Point: 139.90℃
  • E No.: E202
  • Hs Code: 2916190090
  • Type: GENERAL


Potassium sorbate is used to inhibit molds and yeasts in many foods, such as cheese, wine, yogurt, dried meats, apple cider, soft drinks and fruit drinks, and baked goods. It can also be found in the ingredients list of many dried fruit products.

Package & Storage

Package: 25kg/drum; Storage: Keep in dry place, and in the normal temperature.

Basic Description

Potassium sorbate is a new, safe, nontoxic and effective food preservative. It is potassium-salt of unsaturated fatty acid. It can participate in normal metabolism and finally be oxidized to water and carbon dioxide, does not accumulate in the human body and has high safety. Its toxicity is only half of salt, 1/ 40 of sodium benzoate and has been recognized internationally as the best food additives.

Detail Description

General Parameter

Product namePotassium Sorbate
Structural formula
Chemical name2,4-Hexadienoic acid, potassium salt
Chemical formulaC6H7KO2
Molecular weight150.21
E numberE202
Synonyms(E,E)-hexadienoic acid, potassium salt

Certificate of Analysis

Name of indexFCCVIndex
IdentificationConform Standard Conform Standard 
AppearanceWhite granule or powderWhite granule or powder
Melting Point                 (as sorbic acid )133.0 ℃-135 ℃133.0 ℃-135 ℃
Acidity≤ 1%< 1%
Alkalinty≤ 1%  < 1%
Aldehydes≤ 0.1%< 0.1%
Heavy  Metals (as Pb)≤ 10 PPM< 10 PPM
Arsenic(as As)≤ 3 PPM< 3 PPM
Loss on drying≤ 1 %0.41 %
Mercury≤ 1 PPM< 1 PPM
Lead≤ 2 PPM                      < 2 PPM
ConclusionIn compliance with the standard of FCCV

Production Flow Sheet of Potassium Sorbate

Potassium Sorbate  Application

1inhibit molds and yeasts in many foods, such as cheese, dried fruit products,dried meats, apple cider and baked goods;
2wine, yogurt, soft drinks, fruit drinks ;
3herbal dietary supplement products.

potassium sorbate application

Q & A

Q1. What’s the kind of Potassium Sorbate can you provide?

          We can provide Powder and Granular.

Q2. Could you arrange a free sample for me?

         Yes, we could offer you a free sample of 200g.

Q3. How many tons you could produce one month?

         2000 tons.

Q4. What’s your package?

          It is 25kg Carton.

Q5. Could you offer the neutral packing ?

          Yes, we have, we can provide neutral package.

Q6. What’s additive amount  in the area of Potassium Sorbate?

         It could be 0.1%-0.5% according to the finished product itself.

Q7. How many tons could load in one 20 feet container?

         13-14mt without pallet.

Q8. Could you offer Halal certificate?


Q9. If you can issue Health Certificate from CIQ?

         Yes, we can issue the Health Certificate for our customer.

Q10. How long time will you prepare the loading?

             About 2 weeks after the order confirmed normally.

Trade Information

  • Supply Ability: 500.00MT/Month
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  • Shipping Port: AnyPort
  • Payment Term: T/T ,L/C ,O/A ,D/P ,D/A

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