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82070 Sigma-Aldrich

Sorbic acid

tested according to Ph.Eur.

Synonym: 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, Acidum sorbicum, C6:2n-2,4, NSC 35405, NSC 49103, NSC 50268

  • CAS Number 110-44-1

  • Linear Formula CH3CH=CHCH=CHCOOH

  • Molecular Weight 112.13

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1098547

  •  EC Number 203-768-7

  •  MDL number MFCD00002703

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329769233

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Description

Application

Sorbic acid may be employed as a starting reagent for the synthesis of p-toluic acid and alkyl-p-toluates.

General description

Sorbic acid is an organic acid. It is weakly acidic in nature. It is widely employed as a preservative. Its permeability through an edible film made of methylcellulose and palmitic acid has been evaluated.

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Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
WG2100000
Flash Point(F) 
260.6 °F
Flash Point(C) 
127 °C

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