Sorbic Acid – FCC

Item #: SO720
CAS No: [110-44-1]
M.Wt: 112.13
M.Fm: C6H8O2

Description:
A white, free-flowing powder with a characteristic odor. It is slightly soluble in water. One gram dissolves in about 10ml of alcohol and in about 20 ml of ether.

Applications:
Used as preservative and mold inhibitor in baked goods, beverages/soft drinks, cheese, fish, fruit juices, fresh fruits and vegetables, tomato juice, margarine, pickled products, salad dressing, wine, sausage, sea food cocktail, and chocolate syrup.

Advantages:
Sorbic acid is highly effective against most micro-organisms as well as being simple and economical to use. Furthermore, sorbic acid does not affect the odour or flavour of the products in which it is used.

Specifications:
Identification (A & B)…………………………. Per standard
Assay ……………………….… 99.0% – 101.0%
Melting Range …………………………. Between 132°C and 135°C
Heavy Metals (as Pb)…………………………. ≤ 10ppm
Residue on Ignition …………………………. ≤ 0.2%
Water …………………………. ≤ 0.5%
Note: Complies with FCC standards

Packaging and Storage:
Preserved in 25 kg bags. Store in cool, dry place away from light and heat.

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