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  • Product Name
    Sorbic Acid
  • CAS No.
  • Molecular Formula
  • Molecular Weight
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    Premium Ingredient
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  • Delivery Time
    1-2 weeks
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Sorbic Acid

Sorbic Acid


Products Description

What is sorbic acid?
Sorbic acid is a natural organic compound used as a food preservative. It is a colourless solid that is slightly soluble in water and sublimes readily. Sorbic acid is most commonly found in foods, animal feeds, pharmaceutical drugs, and cosmetics.

Foods with sorbic acid
Because sorbic acids controls the growth of yeast and molds, it is widely added in dairy foods as preservative, like cheese and yogurt, dried fruit, fish, meat, pickles, olives, soups, prepared salads, jelly, syrups, wine, beer, soft drinks and baked goods etc.

Is It Safe?
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration considers sorbic acid to be safe for regular food use, Europe also think it is safe, E number is E200.

Product name: Sorbic Acid

Chemical Name: Sorbic acid.2,4-di-ethene acid

Molecular Formula: C6H8O2

Molecular Weight: 112.33


Properties: Color less needle crystal or white crystalline powder, Melting point132-135℃,Boiling point228℃,Easily soluble in alcohol and other solvents,but no in water.


Index item GB1905-2000 FCC-V
Content% 99.0-101.0 99.0-101.0
Melting range 132-135 132-135
Residue on ignitionContent≤% 0.2 0.2
Heavy metal(in lead)≤% 0.001 --
Arsenic(in AS)Content≤% 0.0002 --
Water content≤% 0.5 0.5
LeadContent≤mg/kg -- 2


Basic Info

Product Name:

Sorbic acid

Other Name:

2,4-Hexadienoic acid,(2E,4E)-

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Colorless needles or white powder|












1.204 g/cm3 @ Temp: 19 °C

Melting Point:

134.5 °C

Boiling Point:

90-92 °C @ Press: 35 Torr

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Refractive Index:


Water Solubility:

H2O: 1.6 g/L (20 ºC)

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Vapor Pressure:

0.01 mm Hg ( 20 °C)

Vapor Density:

Relative vapour density (air = 1): 3.87


Relatively odorless


Relatively tasteless


pKa = 4.76 at 25 °C

Reactive Group:

Acids, Carboxylic

Heat of Combustion:

-3107 kJ/mol


Handling and Storage

Precautions for safe handling

NO open flames. Closed system, dust explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting. Prevent deposition of dust. Handling in a well ventilated place. Wear suitable protective clothing. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid formation of dust and aerosols. Use non-sparking tools. Prevent fire caused by electrostatic discharge steam.


Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Well closed.Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Recommended storage temperature 2 - 8 deg C. Storage class (TRGS 510): Non Combustible Solids.


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L-Tartaric Acid 87-69-4 Monosodium glutamate(MSG) 32221-81-1
DL-Malic Acid 617-48-1 xanthan gum 11138-66-2
L-malic acid 97-67-6 Sorbic Acid 110-44-1
Aspartame 22839-47-0 potassium sorbate 590-00-1
Saccharin sodium 128-44-9 CMC (Carboxymethyl cellulose)  
Citric acid anhydrous 77-92-9 MCC (Microcrystalline cellulose)  
Citric acid monohydrate 5949-29-1 CMC Calcium (carboxymethyl cellulose calcium)  
trisodium citrate dihydrate 6132-04-3 CMC Sodium (carboxymethyl cellulose sodium)  
tricalcium citrate Tetrahydrate 5785-44-4 Stevia 57817-89-7



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Our Company

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Premium Ingredient Co., Ltd has been producing and distributing amino acids, vitamins, nutrition and food additives for decades, severing for more than 100 clients in the fields of food, beverage, diet supplements, cosmetic, pharmaceutical and animal feeding, exporting to dozens of countries. We supply these products only from the first class Chinese factories with over 10 years producing experiences.


With more than 10 years working experience, Premium Ingredient Co., Ltd offers not only quality products, but also good service, quick response, delivery in time, share up-to-the minute market information, supply one-stop-shop solutions.


We have established a long-term, extensive and deep cooperation with the source to ensure sufficient supplies, stable prices, and rapid shipment. Our 3rd party documents include ISO9001, ISO14001, HACCP, HALAL, KOSHER, GMP, FAMI-QS.


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Q: How long is your delivery time?

A: Generally it is 1-2 weeks..


Q: Do you provide samples ? is it free or extra ?

A: Yes, we could offer the sample for free charge but do not pay the cost of freight.


Q: What's your MOQ ?

A: For the high value product, our MOQ starts from 25kg.


Q: Is there a discount ?

A: Yes, for larger quantity, we always support with better price.


Q: How to confirm the Product Quality before placing orders ?

A: Our products conforms to the internation standard, such as USP, CP, FCC. We can also send you the samples for test. After you confirmed the samples, we will move to the next step for cooperation.


Q: How to start orders or make payments ?

A: You can send our your Purchase order ( if your company has ), or just send a simple confirmation by email or by Trade Manager, and we will send you Proforma Invoice with our bank details for your confirmation, then you can make payment accordingly.


Q: How do you treat quality complaint ?

A: We tested each batch before delivery and only qualified product will be delivery, in case you find any problem about the quality when you received and tested, send email to us, and enclose the photo of the products and 3rd party test reports, We negotiate to resolve these issues, recall or exchange goods, or compensate.


Q: why we choose you ?

A : We ensure ingredient purity, on-time delivery, process efficiency and the technical documents you require.

(1) quality: meet even exceed what you expect.

(2) prices: competitive

(3) service: one stop shop solution, respond soon, delivery fast, share the market information, share the new application of the product.