Sodium dehydroacetate is used in the food industry as a preservative for fruits, vegetables, fruit juice, honey, beer, milk, protein and fat products. Its antimicrobial properties play a vital role in personal care products such as skin care, suntan, sunscreen, shaving, tooth paste, hair and nail care products, and eye and facial makeup. It is used as a plasticizer.
Soluble in water, propylene glycol and methanol. Insoluble in acetone and benzene.
Incompatible strong oxidizing agents and acids.
|3-Acetyl-4-hydroxy-6-methyl-2-pyrone Sodium Salt; Dehydroacetic Acid Sodium Salt|
|3-Acetyl-4-hydroxy-6-methyl-2-pyrone sodium salt; Dehydroacetic acid sodium salt|
|8.8 to 9.3|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Harmful if swallowed.
GHS P Statement
Wash thoroughly after handling.
Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECSNumber : UP8225000
TSCA : TSCA