Potassium Sorbate

Our database has 656 products that contain Potassium Sorbate.

Ingredient Description

A preservative derived from the potassium salt of sorbic acid. It is naturally occurring in some berries.

Alternate name: Potassium (E,E)-hexa-2,4-dienoate

What it is:

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Potassium Sorbate Stats

  • Potassium Sorbate is a somewhat common cosmetic ingredient.
  • 17% of products in our database contain it.

Ingredient Functions

Preservative Tending to preserve or capable of preserving.

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 37025
  • INN Name: potassium sorbate
  • EC #:  246-376-1 / -
  • Ph. Eur. Name: kalii sorbas
  • All Functions: Preservative
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