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A16196 Sorbic acid, 99%

CAS Number
110-44-1
Synonyms
Hexa-2,4-dienoic acid

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A16196-30 250g 31.60
A16196-36 500g 48.00
A16196-0B 1000g 80.90
A16196-0I 5000g 333.00
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Sorbic acid, 99%

MDL
MFCD00002703
EINECS
203-768-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
C6H8O2
Formula Weight
112.13
Melting point
132-135°
Boiling Point
228° dec.
Flash Point
127°(260°F)
Density
1.205
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
It is hardly soluble in water but soluble in glacial acetic acid, ethanol, propane diol.

Applications

Sorbic acid is used as a preservative and is found in food, cosmetics, and other household products. It acts as a stabilizers and antioxidants.

Notes

Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Recommended storage temperature 2 - 8°C. Keep away from Bases, Oxidizing agents, Reducing agentsBases, Oxidizing agents, Reducing agents. Photosensitive.

Literature References

B Saad.; MF Bari.; MI Saleh.; K Ahmad. Simultaneous determination of preservatives (benzoic acid, sorbic acid, methylparaben and propylparaben) in foodstuffs using high-performance liquid . journal of Chromatography A .2005, 1073, (1-2), 393-397.

DC Rico-peña.; JA Torres. Sorbic Acid and Potassium Sorbate Permeability of an Edible Methylcellulose-Palmitic AcidFilm: Water Activity and pH Effects. Journal of Food Science. 1991, 56, (2), 497-499.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P271-P280-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P501c

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,8721
Beilstein
1741831
Harmonized Tariff Code
2916.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
WG2100000

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