Sorbic Acid

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Introduction Sorbic acid, or 2,4-hexadienoic acid, is a natural organic compound used as a food preservative. Sorbic acid has the chemical formula C6H8O2. Sorbic acid is a colourless solid that is slightly soluble in water and sublimes readily. Sorbic acid was first isolated from the unripe berries of the rowan tree (Sorbus aucuparia), hence its name. Specification ITEMS STANDARD Appearance White crystalline powder Identification Conforms Heat Stability Not change in color after heat...


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    Introduction

    Sorbic acid, or 2,4-hexadienoic acid, is a natural organic compound used as a food preservative. Sorbic acid has the chemical formula C6H8O2. Sorbic acid is a colourless solid that is slightly soluble in water and sublimes readily. Sorbic acid was first isolated from the unripe berries of the rowan tree (Sorbus aucuparia), hence its name.

    Specification

    ITEMS STANDARD
    Appearance White crystalline powder
    Identification Conforms
    Heat Stability Not change in color after heating for 90 minutes at 105°C
    Odor Slight characteristic odor
    Purity 99.0-101.0%
    Water ≤0.5%
    Melting Range (°C) 132-135
    Residue on Ignition ≤0.2%
    Aldehydes (as Formaldehyde) 0.1% Max
    Lead (Pb) ≤5 mg/kg
    Arsenic (As) ≤2 mg/kg
    Mercury (Hg) ≤1 mg/kg
    Heavy Metals (as Pb) ≤10 mg/kg

    Application

    Soluble in water and can be used as Preservatives. It can be widely used as food ingredient or food additive in our daily life,food, beverages, tobacco, pesticides, cosmetics and other industries. As an unsaturated acid,Sorbic Acid also can be used in resins, spices and rubber industry.


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