Potassium Sorbate, 99%, Alfa Aesar™


Overview
Brand: Alfa Aesar

Manufacturer Part Number: A12844.0B

UNSPSC: 12352106

Code: NEW

Additional Details:
Additional Details: CAS Number: 24634-61-5 Weight: 0.01000kg


Quantity 1000g

Product Code. 11485243

Quantity Price
1 £ 49.08 / 1000g
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 15-03-2017
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Description and Specification

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Potassium Sorbate
Assay Percent Range 99%
Molecular Formula CH3CH™CH-CH™CHCO2K
Formula Weight 150.22

Specification

Formula Weight 150.22
Quantity 1000g
Health Hazard 1 Warning
TSCA TSCA
Linear Formula CH3CH=CH-CH=CHCO2K
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 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 se
Assay 99%
MDL Number MFCD00016546
RTECS Number WG2170000
Merck Index 14,7671
Molecular Formula CH3CH™CH-CH™CHCO2K
Assay Percent Range 99%
CAS 24634-61-5
Chemical Name or Material Potassium Sorbate

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.

Safety and Handling

Warning

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 se