1、Chemical Name: Calcium Propionate
2、Molecular Formula : C6H12O4Ca·nH2O
3、Molecular Weight: 186.22
5、Character: It occurs as a white light squama-shaped crystals or white granulars or powders. It has a slightly special smell and it deliquesce easily in moist air. It is soluble in water, slightly soluble in ethanol.
6、Usage: It is mainly used as antiseptic, which can extend the shelf life of foods. It performs good on inhibiting mold, aerobic spore-producing bacterias and gram-negative bacillus, and it’s harmless to yeast .It also inhibits the aflatoxin. It’s widely used in bread, cakes, soy sauce, soy products, jam and canned food as preservative.
7、Packing: It is packed with a polyethylene bag as the inner layer, and a compound plastic woven bag as the outer layer. The net weight of each bag is 25kg .
8、Storage and Transport: It should be stored in a dry and ventilative warehouse, kept away from heat and moisture during transportation, unloaded with care so as to avoid damage. Furthermore, it must be stored separately from poisonous substances.
|Appearance||White powder||White powder|
|Water Insoluble w/%||≤0.15||0.10|
|Loss on drying||≤9.5||4.9|
|Heavy metals(Pb) w/%||≤0.002||<0.002|
|Free acid( CH3COOH) w/%||<0.11||<0.11|