Sorbic Acid

Our database has 93 products that contain Sorbic Acid.

Ingredient Description

Hexa-2,4-dienoic acid

What it is:

form of
Preservative

Ingredient Concerns:

can worsen
Eczema

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Sorbic Acid Stats

  • Sorbic Acid is a rare cosmetic ingredient!
  • 3% of products in our database contain it.

Ingredient Functions

Preservative Tending to preserve or capable of preserving.

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 38173
  • INCI Name: SORBIC ACID
  • INN Name: sorbic acid
  • EC #:  203-768-7
  • Ph. Eur. Name: acidum sorbicum
  • All Functions: Preservative
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