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1.05118

SAFC

Potassium sorbate

powder, EMPROVE® ESSENTIAL, Ph. Eur., BP, ChP, NF, FCC, E 202

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Synonym(s):
Potassium sorbate, Sorbic acid potassium salt
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6H7KO2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
150.22
MDL number:
E Number:
E202
EC Index Number:
246-376-1

Agency

BP
ChP
NF
Ph. Eur.

Quality Level

reg. compliance

FCC

vapor pressure

<1 Pa ( 20 °C)

product line

EMPROVE® ESSENTIAL

form

powder
solid

autoignition temp.

>150 °C

pH

8-11 (20 °C, 1400 g/L in H2O)

mp

>205 °C (decomposition)

solubility

1.95-543 g/L

density

1.36 g/cm3 at 23.5 °C

application(s)

liquid formulation
ophthalmics
pharmaceutical
semi-solid formulation
solid formulation

storage temp.

15-25°C

InChI

1S/C6H8O2.K/c1-2-3-4-5-6(7)8;/h2-5H,1H3,(H,7,8);/q;+1/p-1/b3-2+,5-4+;

InChI key

CHHHXKFHOYLYRE-STWYSWDKSA-M

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Potassium sorbate powder, EMPROVE&#174; ESSENTIAL, Ph. Eur., BP, ChP, NF, FCC, E 202

SAFC

1.05118

Potassium sorbate

Potassium sorbate granules, EMPROVE&#174; ESSENTIAL, Ph. Eur., BP, NF, FCC, E 202

SAFC

1.05119

Potassium sorbate

Potassium sorbate European Pharmacopoeia (EP) Reference Standard

P2650000

Potassium sorbate

Potassium sorbate certified reference material, TraceCERT&#174;, Manufactured by: Sigma-Aldrich Production GmbH, Switzerland

Supelco

40430

Potassium sorbate

mp

>205 °C (decomposition)

mp

>205 °C (decomposition)

mp

-

mp

-

solubility

1.95-543 g/L

solubility

1.95-543 g/L

solubility

-

solubility

-

density

1.36 g/cm3 at 23.5 °C

density

1.36 g/cm3 at 23.5 °C

density

-

density

-

storage temp.

15-25°C

storage temp.

15-25°C

storage temp.

2-8°C

storage temp.

-

Quality Level

500

Quality Level

500

Quality Level

-

Quality Level

300

General description

Finding the right excipient that matches your needs as well as regulatory demands can be a complicated challenge in formulation. With our application know-how and regulatory expertise, we support you in every step of development, scale-up, and production.
As part of our EMPROVE® Program, our raw materials are offered with extensive documentation facilitating compliance of your pharma and biopharma product, full supply chain transparency and risk mitigation. Our SAFC® portfolio of high-quality products for biopharmaceutical and pharmaceutical formulation and production withstands strict quality control procedures and is produced according to applicable cGMP guidelines.

Application

Potassium sorbate is commonly used as a preservative in pharmaceutical formulations and cosmetics. It is also used as additive for the preservation of food.

Other Notes

This product is not intended for use as a biocide under global biocide regulations. For antimicrobial applications under other legislations please check respective (local) laws.

Legal Information

Emprove is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
SAFC is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

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Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable


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