Usages of Potassium Sorbate

  • Author:Kathy
  • Release on :2016-06-07

As a food preservative belongs to acidic preservative used with organic acid corrosion reaction effect increased. With potassium carbonate or potassium hydroxide and sorbic acid as raw materials was prepared.


Potassium Sorbate can effectively restrain the mold, yeast anaerobic-aerobic bacterial activity, so as to effectively prolong food to save time, and keep the original flavor of food.


Cosmetics preservatives. The preservative of organic acids. Adding amount is 0.5% commonly. Can be used mixed with sorbic acid. Potassium sorbate is soluble in water, easy to use, but its 1% aqueous solution ph value of 7 ~ 8, tend to make cosmetics increased ph, when use should be pay attention to.


When we buy packaged or canned food, ingredients in a often see "sorbic acid" or "potassium sorbate", people often mistakenly believe that may be the fruit of "pear" ingredients. In fact they are commonly used food additives!


Nowadays has been widely used in food, beverage, pickles, tobacco, medicine, cosmetics, agricultural products, pet of poultry feed and other industries, from the development trend, continues to expand its application scope.


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