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Sorbic acid

99.0-101.0% anhydrous basis

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Synonym(s):
α-trans-γ-trans-Sorbic acid, (E,E)-1,3-Pentadiene-1-carboxylic acid, 2,4-Hexadienoic acid, 2E,4E-Hexadienoic acid, trans,trans-2,4-Hexadienoic acid, C6:2n-2,4, NSC 35405, NSC 49103, NSC 50268
Linear Formula:
CH3CH=CHCH=CHCOOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
112.13
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1098547
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.25

vapor pressure

0.01 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

99.0-101.0% anhydrous basis

form

(Crystalline powder or granule)

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable

mp

132-135 °C (lit.)

solubility

ethanol: 0.05 g/mL, clear to hazy, colorless to faintly yellow

density

1.2 g/cm3 at 20 °C

antibiotic activity spectrum

fungi

lipid type

unsaturated FAs

mode of action

enzyme | inhibits

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

C\C=C\C=C\C(O)=O

InChI

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

InChI key

WSWCOQWTEOXDQX-MQQKCMAXSA-N

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PHR13671615956S0950000
vibrant-m

S1626

Sorbic acid

vibrant-m

PHR1367

Sorbic acid

vibrant-m

1615956

Sorbic acid

vibrant-m

S0950000

Sorbic acid

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

300

Quality Level

-

Quality Level

-

storage temp.

2-8°C

storage temp.

2-30°C

storage temp.

-

storage temp.

-

density

1.2 g/cm3 at 20 °C

density

-

density

1.2 g/cm3 at 20 °C

density

-

vapor pressure

0.01 mmHg ( 20 °C)

vapor pressure

0.01 mmHg ( 20 °C)

vapor pressure

0.01 mmHg ( 20 °C)

vapor pressure

0.01 mmHg ( 20 °C)

mp

132-135 °C (lit.)

mp

132-135 °C (lit.)

mp

132-135 °C (lit.)

mp

132-135 °C (lit.)

General description

Sorbic acid is used as a food preservative and has antimicrobial property.

Application

Sorbic acid has been used as an antimicrobial component of artificial diet for worms.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Sorbic acid can be used to inhibit bacterial, yeast and fungal sulfhydryl enzymes by inhibiting amino acid uptake.

pictograms

Exclamation mark

signalword

Warning

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2

Storage Class

13 - Non Combustible Solids

wgk_germany

WGK 1

flash_point_f

260.6 °F - closed cup

flash_point_c

127 °C - closed cup

ppe

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves


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Diet improvement for western corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) larvae
Huynh MP, et al.
PLoS ONE, 12(11), e0187997-e0187997 (2017)
Evidence that sorbic acid does not inhibit yeast as a classic `weak acid preservative?
Stratford M and Anslow PA
Letters in Applied Microbiology, 27(4), 203-206 (1998)
SYNERGY OF SECONDARY COMPOUNDS IN THE ARTIFICIAL FOODS OF THE LAST INSTAR OF HYPHANTRIA CUNEA (DRURY)(LEPIDOPTERA: ARCTIIDAE)
Yanar O, et al.
APPLIED ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH, 14(3), 195-205 (2016)
Evidence that sorbic acid does not inhibit yeast as a classic `weak acid preservative?
Introduction to Food Toxicology (2009)
A technique for continuous mass rearing of the black vine weevil, Otiorhynchus sulcatus
Fisher JR and Bruck DJ
Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 113(1), 71-75 (2004)

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