Sorbic acid
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Sorbic acid
Alias
2,4-Hexadienoic acid, (E,E)-
Hexa-2,4-dienoic acid
Category
Anionic surfactants-Carboxylate
CAS No.
110-44-1
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula:C6H8O2
Molecular Weight:112.13
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: solid.
Solubility: slightly soluble in water.
Stability: stable. easily oxidized.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity[1]: mouse intraperitoneal LD50: 2820mg/Kg;
mouse oral LD50: 3200mg/Kg;
mouse subcutaneous LD50: 2820mg/Kg;
rabbit skin LD: > 1000mg/Kg;
rat intraperitoneal LD50: 800mg/Kg;
rat oral LD50: 7360mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent antibacterial, preservative, antimicrobial abilities.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
actives*, %, ≥
95
 
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Major Uses
Use as preservative. eg: food, personal care products.
Use as wood preservative.
Use as intermediate in organic synthesis.
Manufacturers
 
References
[1]:http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/: 110-44-1
Update: 20140309(1);

 

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