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Sorbic acid

Sorbic acid

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Key features and details

Sorbic Acid

SKU: 02102937-CF

Synonyms
2,4-Hexanedienoic acid; α-trans-γ-trans-Sorbic acid; (E,E)-1,3-Pentadiene-1-carboxylic acid; 2,4-Hexadienoic acid; 2E,4E-Hexadienoic acid; trans,trans-2,4-Hexadienoic acid; C6:2n-2,4; NSC 35405; NSC 49103; NSC 50268
CAS Number:
110-44-1
Molecular Formula:
C6H8O2
Molecular Weight:
112.128 g/mol
Beilstein Registry Number:
1098547
EC Number:
203-768-7
MDL Number:
MFCD00002703
Product Description

Sorbic Acid

Application Notes

Sorbic acid is an antimicrobial agents often used as preservatives in food and drinks to prevent the growth of mold, yeast, and fungi.

Usage Statement

Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.

Key Applications

Antibiotic | Antifungal

Specifications
SKU 02102937-CF
Alternate Names 2,4-Hexanedienoic acid; α-trans-γ-trans-Sorbic acid; (E,E)-1,3-Pentadiene-1-carboxylic acid; 2,4-Hexadienoic acid; 2E,4E-Hexadienoic acid; trans,trans-2,4-Hexadienoic acid; C6:2n-2,4; NSC 35405; NSC 49103; NSC 50268
Application Notes Sorbic acid is an antimicrobial agents often used as preservatives in food and drinks to prevent the growth of mold, yeast, and fungi.
Base Catalog Number 102937
Beilstein Registry Number 1098547
Biochemical Physiological Actions Sorbic acid can be used to inhibit bacterial, yeast and fungal sulfhydryl enzymes by inhibiting amino acid uptake.
Boiling Point 442° F at 760 mm Hg (decomposes) (NTP, 1992)
CAS # 110-44-1
Density 1.204 at 66° F (NTP, 1992)
EC Number 203-768-7
Flash Point 260° F (NTP, 1992)
Format Crystalline
Hazard Statements H315-H319-H335
Melting Point 274.1° F (NTP, 1992)
Molecular Formula C6H8O2
Molecular Weight 112.128 g/mol
Partition Coefficient log Pow n-octanol/water: 1.858 (Lit.)
Personal Protective Equipment Dust mask, Eyeshields, Gloves
Purity ≥99%
RTECS Number WG2100000
Safety Symbol GHS07
Solubility less than 1 mg/mL at 68° F (NTP, 1992)
Usage Statement Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.
Vapor Density 3.87 (NTP, 1992) (Relative to Air)
Vapor Pressure less than 0.01 mm Hg at 68° F ; 9.8 mm Hg at 266° F (NTP, 1992)
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