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LC5112 Potassium sorbate
granules, suitable for use as excipient

 

Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC32112 Fibre carton 25 kg inquire

 

Product information
Synonyms Sorbic acid potassium salt
Hill Formula C6H7KO2
HS Code 2916 19 95
EC number 246-376-1
Molar mass 150.22 g/mol
CAS number 24634-61-5

 

Chemical and physical data
Ignition temperature >150 °C
Solubility 1400 g/l (20 °C)
Melting point ca.270 °C (decomposition)
Molar mass 150.22 g/mol
Density 1.36 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Bulk density 370 kg/m3
pH value 8 – 11 (1400 g/l, H2O, 20 °C)

 

Safety information according to GHS
Hazard Statement(s) H315: Causes skin irritation.
H319: Causes serious eye irritation.
Precautionary Statement(s) P262: Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing.
P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
Signal Word Warning
Hazard Pictogram(s)
RTECS WG2170000
Storage class 10 – 13 Other liquids and solids
WGK WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Disposal 3
Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C.

 

Safety information
R Phrase R 36/38
Irritating to eyes and skin.
S Phrase S 24/25
Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Categories of danger irritant
Hazard Symbol Irritant

 

Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code No Dangerous Good
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR No Dangerous Good

 

Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat 3800 mg/kg

 

Specifications
Assay (acidimetric; calculated on dried substance) 99.0 – 101.0 %
Identity passes test
Appearance of solution (5 %; water) passes test
Acidity or alkalinity passes test
Heavy metals (as Pb) ≤ 0.0010 %
As (Arsenic) ≤ 0.0003 %
Cd (Cadmium) ≤ 0.001 %
Cu (Copper) ≤ 0.001 %
Hg (Mercury) ≤ 0.0001 %
Pb (Lead) ≤ 0.0002 %
Zn (Zinc) ≤ 0.001 %
Aldehydes (as Acetaldehyd) ≤ 0.15 %
Residual solvents (Ph.Eur./USP/ICH) class 3 < 0.5 %
Other residual solvents (Ph.Eur./USP/ICH) excluded by production process
Thermal stability (105 °C) passes test
Loss on drying (105 °C) ≤ 1.0 %