Potassium Sorbate Granular

  • Qty in 20' FCL:13MT
  • QC:Haccp,Kosher,Halal,Iso
  • Product description: Potassium Sorbate Granular

Potassium sorbate is the potassium salt of Sorbic Acid, chemical formula C6H7KO2. Its primary use is as a food preservative (E number 202). Potassium sorbate is effective in a variety of applications including food, wine, and personal care products.

Potassium sorbate is produced by reacting sorbic acid with an equimolar portion of potassium hydroxide. The resulting potassium sorbate may be crystallized from aqueous ethanol.

Appearance White to off-white granular
Assay 99.0% - 101.0%
Loss on drying(105℃,3h) 1% Max
Heat Stability No change in colour after heating for 90 minutes at 105℃
Acidity (as C6H8O2) 1% Max
Alkalinity (as K2CO3) 1% Max
Chloride (as Cl) 0.018% Max
Aldehydes (as formaldehyde) 0.1% Max
Sulfate (as SO4) 0.038% Max
Lead (Pb) 5 mg/kg Max
Arsenic (As) 3 mg/kg Max
Mercury (Hg) 1 mg/kg Max
Heavy metals (as Pb) 10 mg/kg Max
Organic Volatile Impurities Meet the requirements
Residual solvents Meet the requirements

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