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Alfa Aesar™ Sorbic acid, 99%

$45.81 - $117.08

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Sorbic acid
CAS 110-44-1
Molecular Formula C6H8O2
Linear Formula CH3CH=CHCH=CHCO2H
Formula Weight 112.13
MDL Number MFCD00002703
Beilstein 1741831
Merck Index 14,8721
Synonym Hexa-2,4-dienoic acid
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AAA161960B

 
alfa aesar™
A161960B
1000g Each for $117.08

AAA1619630

 
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A1619630
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 112.13
Chemical Name or Material Sorbic acid
TSCA TSCA
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C6H8O2
Linear Formula CH3CH=CHCH=CHCO2H
MDL Number MFCD00002703
CAS 110-44-1
Beilstein 1741831
Merck Index 14,8721
Synonym Hexa-2,4-dienoic acid
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 several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Melting Point 132° to 135°C
Boiling Point 228°C (dec.)
Quantity 1000g
Flash Point 127°C (260°F)
RTECS Number WG2100000

Applications
Sorbic acid, is used as a food additive and has functional use such as antimicrobial preservatives, fungistatic agents. Sorbic acid is used as a preservative and is found in food, cosmetics, and other household products. It prevents the growth of mold, yeast, and fungi. It acts as a stabilizers and antioxidants.

Solubility
It is hardly soluble in water but soluble in glacial acetic acid, ethanol, propane diol.

Notes
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Recommended storage temperature 2 - 8°C. Keep away from Bases, Oxidizing agents, Reducing agentsBases, Oxidizing agents, Reducing agents. Photosensitive.

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 several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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