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Potassium Sorbate, 99%, Alfa Aesar™

$56.64 - $651.12

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Potassium Sorbate
Assay Percent Range 99%
Molecular Formula CH3CH™CH-CH™CHCO2K
Formula Weight 150.22
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Products
Catalog Number Mfr. No. Quantity Price Quantity    

AAA1284430

 
alfa aesar
A1284430
250g Each for $56.64

AAA128440B

 
alfa aesar
A128440B
1000g Each for $169.32

AAA128440I

 
alfa aesar
A128440I
5000g Each for $651.12
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 150.22
Quantity 250g
TSCA TSCA
Assay 99%
Linear Formula CH3CH=CH-CH=CHCO2K
MDL Number MFCD00016546
Merck Index 14,7671
Health Hazard 1 Warning
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
RTECS Number WG2170000
Chemical Name or Material Potassium Sorbate
Assay Percent Range 99%
Molecular Formula CH3CH™CH-CH™CHCO2K
CAS 24634-61-5

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 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

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