The sorbate of potassium is food 2916199590
Edible potassium sorbate
food additive E-202
Packing: 25 kg, 1 kg, 0.5 kg, 100 grams
Manufacturer: "Shandong kunda biotechnology" co. ltd
Country of origin: PRC
Potassium sorbate is certified for use in the food industry. The buyer is provided with all permits, CEC certificate and others, does not contain GMOs, allowed in the EU, Ukraine, CIS.
Potassium sorbate dosage from 0.02 to 0.1 grams per 100 kg products taking into account the specificity of the product and technology, the level of PH.
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Potassium sorbic acid
Potassium sorbate is a heat-resistant chemical formed as a result of the neutralization reaction of sorbic acid and potassium hydroxide. It is widely used as a preservative in the food and cosmetic industries.
Potassium sorbate: what is this substance?
The potassium salt of sorbic acid is in the form of small granules or powder. It can be both white and slightly beige, does not smell and has a bitter-sour aftertaste. This substance is perfectly soluble in both warm and cold water - best of all, this process occurs at a water temperature of 50-60 ° C. Of all existing sorbates, it has the highest degree of solubility. Its molar mass is 150.2 g / mol, and its melting point is 270 ° C.
In addition to the path of chemical synthesis, potassium sorbate is also present in nature. This substance is contained in the seeds of many berries - from which it is extracted for the needs of industry. But most of this preservative is still artificially synthesized, since the process of its extraction from berry seeds is too laborious.
The substance began to be actively synthesized back in the 19th century from rowan juice. But the effective antimicrobial action of potassium sorbate became known only in the middle of the twentieth century - it was then that the industrial synthesis of potassium sorbate began, the preservative from it turned out to be an excellent one.
Potassium sorbate: an additive and its main properties
The use of this substance is based on its main useful properties, it:
effectively inhibits the reproduction of viruses, bacteria and pathogenic microorganisms in cosmetics and food;
has a detoxifying effect on the human body;
improves the functioning of the immune system;
significantly extends the shelf life of food and cosmetics;
has no carcinogenic and toxic effect on humans and animals.
Potassium sorbate: use in the food industry
This substance is most often used in the food industry. This is due to the fact that potassium sorbate is one of the safest preservatives of all that are used by humans.
It is used in the preparation of various foods, on their label this substance is indicated as a food additive E202. Its presence in the composition allows you to increase the shelf life of products and reduce the number of food poisoning. The addition of potassium sorbate has no effect on aromatic color and taste characteristics of the product.
The main advantages of using this component are:
ease of use in the manufacture of food;
suitability for long-term storage in warehouses.
Important nuance: potassium sorbate provides the desired effect of protection against reproduction bacteria and microorganisms only at a pH level of 2 to 6.5. If the acidity of the product decreases, then the properties of the preservative are significantly reduced.
When using this food additive in the recommended amount, it does not harm human health. It is advisable to buy potassium sorbate 1 kg and use for the manufacture of:
fish, meat and sausage products;
fermented milk and dairy products;
sauces, ketchup, mayonnaise and salad dressings;
bakery and confectionery;
vegetable and animal oils;
canned fruits and vegetables;
sweet carbonated and non-carbonated drinks, juices and concentrates.
Potassium sorbate has been used in the food industry and in the production of honey, wines, sugar-based products. This additive inhibits the multiplication of molds, yeasts, bacteria and various enzymes. She doesn't kill them but only slows down the processes of growth and development as much as possible. Potassium sorbate can be introduced directly into the product itself, or previously dissolved in drinking water.
Potassium sorbate: instructions for use
For each category of food strictly the maximum possible dose of potassium sorbate is regulated. For every 100 kg of product, it is allowed to add a substance in the following volumes:
for margarine and butter - from 60 to 120 g;
sauces and pickled vegetables - from 100 to 200 g;
for preserves and jams - from 70 to 200 g;
for low alcohol wines - 20-30 g;
for soft drinks - up to 50 g;
for dairy products - from 100 to 150 g;
for coffee, tea, and herbal decoctions - from 40 to 60 g;
for sausages, smoked meats and butter confectionery creams - up to 200 g;
for flour, confectionery and yeast-free products - from 130 to 200 g.
Food additive E202 is officially approved for use in different countries of the world and in Ukraine as well.
How is potassium sorbate used in cosmetics?
Following the food industry, leading positions the consumption of this component is occupied by the cosmetics industry. Potassium sorbate works well against yeast, bacteria and molds, it helps keep cosmetics on the bathroom shelf much longer. / p>
It is used as a fat base when creating an emulsion, but in an aqueous solution it is completely dissolved. The presence of this component in cosmetics in the recommended dosage softens and moisturizes the skin of any type, without causing irritation and allergic reactions on it.
Due to its intense antibacterial effect, potassium sorbate is bought in bulk and used for the manufacture of:
serums and creams for the skin in the orbital zone;
face skin care products - balms, gels, tonics, lotions, creams and serums;
cosmetics for hair care - masks, conditioners, shampoos;
scrubs based on anhydrous composition;
hydrolates and hydrolysates;
Without the use of this substance is also not bypassed by the tobacco industry, pharmaceutical companies and enterprises producing rubber and its derivatives.
Potassium sorbate: home use and storage features
Potassium sorbate can also be bought for making cosmetics at home. The main thing is to follow the manufacturer's recommendations. The maximum allowable volume of this substance cannot exceed 0.3 g per 100 ml of product, otherwise an allergic reaction may develop. Compliance with the proportion will allow the manufacturer to be 100% confident in the quality of the product, and to consumers - in its safety and durability.
Some people may develop an allergic reaction to this component, therefore, before using cosmetics or eating food, you should carefully read their composition on the label. The safety of this preservative for human health has long been confirmed by scientific research.
The substance should be stored in a dry, ventilated room at a low temperature. It should not be placed under the influence of direct sunlight.
You need to buy potassium sorbate in Kiev only from trusted suppliers. On our website you can order the required amount of goods and arrange delivery on favorable terms.
|Composition||The sorbate of potassium is food|
|Packing||0,5 kg, 1 kg, 25 kg, 100 gramme|