Nutrinova Potassium Sorbate FCC is manufactured in Germany and packaged by Calanese / Nutrinova in a bulk 25 kilogram (55.115 pound) bag.
Potassium Sorbate is used as a preservative that breaks down water and carbon dioxide in the body. It is anti-microbial and also increases the shelf-life of products. It is used in cheese, baked goods, syrups, and jams. Potassium Sorbate preserves dehydrated foods like jerky and dried fruit, and stops the yeast from continuing to ferment in wine.
As an ingredient in personal care products, Potassium Sorbate is found in a wide variety of skin care and cosmetic products, including facial, eye and hair care formulas as a preservative. it is a paraben alternative to prevent or retard the growth of microorganisms and protect products from spoiling. Potassium Sorbate is effective against fungi, mold and yeast, but less active against bacteria.
Nutrinova Potassium Sorbate conforms also to the specifications published by FAO/WHO/CODEX/JECFA, those of the US Food Chemicals Codex, of the JSFA and the EC as well as to national specifications published in food regulations for Potassium Sorbate. Any existing legal restrictions for the use in foods, drugs and cosmetics must be observed by users of Nutrinova Potassium Sorbate.
Nutrinova Potassium Sorbate is a White to yellowish-white crystalline powder or spherical granules Freely soluble in water (approx. 1400 g/L at 20 C); less soluble in ethyl alcohol (approx. 1 g/L at 20 C)