Potassium Sorbate Granular

    DESCRIPTION

    AppearanceWhite or off white granular
    E numberE202

    SPECIFICATIONS

    Assay
    (Dry basis)
    99.0 to 101.0%
    IdentificationUV-Maximum at 264±2nm
    Acidity
    (as sorbic acid)
    Passes test (about 1%)
    Organic Volatile ImpuritiesMeets the requirements
    Chloride (Cl)Max 180 ppm
    pH
    (10% Water solution)
    8.5 to 10.5
    Heavy metals
    (as Pb)
    Max 0.001 %
    CadmiumMax 0.02 ppm
    Alkalinity
    (as K2CO3)
    Passes test (about 1%)
    ArsenicMax 2 ppm
    Loss on dryingMax 1 %
    Melting Range133 to 135°C
    LeadMax 2 ppm
    Clarity
    (Solution of 5g/20ml in water)
    Min 90 %
    Aldehydes
    (as formaldehyde)
    Max 0.1 %
    ZincMax 0.1 ppm
    MercuryMax 1 ppm
    Sulphate
    (as SO4)
    Max 380 ppm
    Heat
    (Resistance)
    No discolouration after heating 90 minutes at 105°C
    Packaging25kg cartons
    Shelf life2 Years


    Direct Food Ingredients will ensure that any material supplied this specification will confirm to the above physical and chemical properties. However, we have no control over the use of the material and can accept no responsibility for problems caused by the customer's failure to ensure the material supplied is suitable for the intended use.

    This specification has been last modified on Wed 11 January 2012 (912)

    Product also known as : E202 590-00-1 246-376-1 Hazard

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