Sodium propionate
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Sodium propionate
Alias
Propanoic acid, sodium salt
Category
Anionic surfactants-Carboxylate
CAS No.
137-40-6
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula:C3H5NaO2
Molecular Weight:96.06
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: solid.
Solubility: soluble in water.
Stability: stable.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity[1]: mouse oral LD50: 6332mg/Kg; rabbit skin LD50: 1640mg/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.
Manufacturers
 
References
[1]:http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/: 137-40-6
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