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Potassium Sorbate

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Synonym(s):
Sorbic acid potassium salt, 2,4-Hexadienoic acid potassium salt
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6H7KO2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
150.22
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
E Number:
E202

grade

analytical standard

CofA

current certificate can be downloaded

packaging

ampule of 1000 mg

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

antibiotic activity spectrum

fungi

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
food and beverages
personal care

format

neat

storage temp.

2-30°C

SMILES string

[K+].C\C=C\C=C\C([O-])=O

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 analytical standard

Supelco

47848

Potassium Sorbate

Potassium sorbate purum p.a., ≥99.0% (NT)

Sigma-Aldrich

85520

Potassium sorbate

Potassium sorbate certified reference material, TraceCERT®, Manufactured by: Sigma-Aldrich Production GmbH, Switzerland

Supelco

40430

Potassium sorbate

packaging

ampule of 1000 mg

packaging

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packaging

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packaging

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technique(s)

HPLC: suitable, gas chromatography (GC): suitable

technique(s)

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technique(s)

HPLC: suitable, gas chromatography (GC): suitable

technique(s)

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application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
food and beverages
personal care

application(s)

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application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
food and beverages
personal care

application(s)

-

format

neat

format

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format

neat

format

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storage temp.

2-30°C

storage temp.

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storage temp.

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storage temp.

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General description

Potassium sorbate is a food additive, used for the prevention of food spoilage originating from bacteria, molds or yeasts. It exists in a variety of products such as pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and employed for preserving processed foods including fruit juices, soda, soy sauce, ketchup, etc.
Potassium sorbate is a preservative, commonly used in a variety of food and beverages. It is a food antimicrobial agent, which can act effectively along a wide pH range to inhibit the growth of yeast, molds and some bacteria.

Application

Potassium sorbate may be used as an analytical reference standard for the quantification of the analyte in food, beverages and soft drinks using chromatography techniques.
Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

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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

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Inhibition effect of food preservatives on endoproteinases
Esimbekova.NE, et al.
Food Chemistry, 235, 294-297 (2017)
Development of reverse-phase high-performance liquid chromatography method for simultaneous determination of sodium benzoate and potassium sorbate in beverages
Pentanovska-Ilievska B, et al.
Acta Chromatographica , 29, 345-358 (2017)
A novel RP-HPLC method for simultaneous determination of potassium sorbate and sodium benzoate in soft drinks using C18-bonded monolithic silica column
Can ON, et al.
Journal of Separation Science, 34(16-17), 2214-2222 (2011)
Control of citrus postharvest green mold and sour rot by potassium sorbate combined with heat and fungicides
Smilanick.LJ, et al.
Postharvest biology and technology, 47, 226-238 (2008)
Ahmet C Gören et al.
Food chemistry, 175, 273-279 (2015-01-13)
High Performance Liquid Chromatography LC-UV and LC-MS/MS methods were developed and validated for quantitative analyses of sodium benzoate and potassium sorbate in foods and beverages. HPLC-UV and LC-MS/MS methods were compared for quantitative analyses of sodium benzoate and potassium sorbate

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