Potassium Sorbate Spherical


    CAS No.590-00-1 (24634-61-5)
    E numberE202


    Assay99.5 to 101%
    (of solution)
    Max 80 Hazen
    Identification1- Bromine test: Positive
    2- Quantitative test for potassium salt: Positive
    Particle size
    (through 355 Microns)
    Max 5 %
    Chloride (Cl)Max 0.01 %
    Acidity or Alkalinity Not more than 0.25ml of 0.1N hydrochloric acid
    Heavy metals
    (as Pb)
    Max 10 mg/kg
    ArsenicMax 2 mg/kg
    Loss on dryingMax 0.4 %
    Melting Range
    (as sorbic acid)
    133 to 135°C
    LeadMax 2 mg/kg
    AldehydesMax 0.1 %
    MercuryMax 1 mg/kg
    SulphateMax 0.02 %
    No change in colour after healing for 90 minutes at 105°C
    Packaging25kg net polyethylene bag in carton box
    Shelf life2 years

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    This specification has been last modified on Thu 26 July 2012 (1190)

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