Potassium Sorbate, 99%, Alfa Aesar™


Overview
Brand: Alfa Aesar

Manufacturer Part Number: A12844.30

UNSPSC: 12352106

Code: NEW

Additional Details:
Additional Details: CAS Number: 24634-61-5 Weight: 0.25000kg


Quantity 250g

Product Code. 11495243

Quantity Price
1 £ 19.93 / 250g
Estimated Shipment
05-05-2017
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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

Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P312-P321-P405-P403+P233-P501a
Formula Weight 150.22
Quantity 250g
Assay 99%
RTECS Number WG2170000
MDL Number MFCD00016546
Linear Formula CH3CH=CH-CH=CHCO2K
TSCA TSCA
Merck Index 14,7671
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Molecular Formula CH3CH™CH-CH™CHCO2K
CAS 24634-61-5
Chemical Name or Material Potassium Sorbate
Assay Percent Range 99%

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.

Documentation

Technical documents

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P312-P321-P405-P403+P233-P501a