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Sorbic Acid

Sorbic Acid

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Sorbic Acid

Chemical formula

CH3CH=CHCH=CHCOOH

Synonyms

2,4-Hexadienoic Acid, 2-Propypenyl Acrylic Acid

Molecular weight:


Grade:

112.12


As per FCC IV, Technical




Assay/Purity:


C.A.S. number:

99% Minimum


110-44-1

Heavy Metals (as Pb): 10 PPM Maximum
Arsenic (as As): 3 PPM Maximum
Residue Of Ignition: 0.2% Maximum
Moisture: 0.5% Maximum

Physical properties:

Appearance: White crystalline solid

Melting Point: 134.5 degree centigrade

Combustible

Low toxicity

Solubility : Slightly soluble in water & many organic solvents

Uses:

Mould & yeast inhibitor, antifungal agent in foods specially cheese, in alkyd type coatings to improve gloss , Fungicide
Intermediate for plasticizers and lubricants

Precautions:

Should be stored at temperature below 40 degree centigrade

Packing:

25 Kg Carton box