Product Information


Product Name Potassium Sorbate FCC VIII / E202 – Granular/Powder
Chemical Name 2,4-Hexadienoic acid, Potassium Salt
CAS Number 24634-61-5; 590-00-1
Molecular Weight 150.22
Molecular Formula C6H7O2K




Appearance White Granular or Powder
pH value 8.5 – 10.5 (10% water solution)
Assay 98.0 – 101.0%
Identification Passes Test
Acidity (as Sorbic Acid) 1% max.
Alkalinity (Calc as K2CO3) 1% max.
Aldehyde (as formaldehyde) 0.1% max.
Loss on Drying 1% max.
Heavy Metals (as Lead) 10 ppm max.
Lead 2 ppm max.
Mercury 1 ppm max.
Arsenic 3 ppm max.


Packing Options


50 lb or 25 kg net cartons

Other packing options are available upon request


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