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Potassium Propionate

  Post Date: Sep 25,2022
  Expiry Date: Sep 25,2023
  Detailed Description: Cas No. :327-62-8 Quantity: 1Metric Tons
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Potassium Propionate
Potassium propionate has the formula K(C2H5COO). It is the potassium salt of propionic acid.

[1] As a food additive, it is listed as E number 283 in the Codex Alimentarius. sodium propionate is used as a preservative in a wide variety of products, including but not limited to bread, other baked goods, processed meat, whey, and other dairy products.

[2] In agriculture, it is used, amongst other things, to prevent milk fever in cows and as a feed supplement

[3] Propionates prevent microbes from producing the energy they need, like benzoates do. However, unlike benzoates, propionates do not require an acidic environment.

[4] Potassium propionate is used in bakery products as a mold inhibitor, typically at 0.1-0.4%

[5] Potassium propionate can be used as a pesticide

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  Synonyms: Potassium propionate;Potassium propanoate;Propanoic acid, potassium salt
  Molecular Formula: C3H5KO2
  Molecular Weight: 112.1689
  Molecular Structure: 327-62-8 potassium propionate

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