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Sorbic Acid

Grades: Food
Form: Powder
Category: Preservatives, Products
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CAS#: 110-44-1
Packing: Bags, Super Sacks


Sorbic acid and its salts, such as sodium sorbate, potassium sorbate, and calcium sorbate, are antimicrobial agents often used as preservatives in food and drinks to prevent the growth of mold, yeast, and fungi. In general the salts are preferred over the acid form because they are more soluble in water, but the active form is the acid. Sorbic Acid is also used in some rubber applications, and as an intermediate in the production of plasticizers and lubricants.

Minimum orders are typically one drum for liquid materials and pallets for materials that ship in bags. Availability varies. Please call for details.