Sorbic Acid

  • Min.Order Quantity: 1000KGS
  • Supply Ability: 10000 MTs per Month
  • Port: Main Port of China
  • Payment Terms: L/C,D/A,D/P,T/T
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    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.


    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


    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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