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Calcium propionate

99.0-100.5% (in dried substance), meets analytical specification of E 282

Propionic acid calcium salt
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Quality Level


99.0-100.5% (in dried substance)


meets analytical specification of E 282


≤0.3% water insolubles
≤10 mg/kg heavy metal (as Pb)


≤4% loss on drying, 105 °C, 4 h


6.0-9.0 (20 °C, 10%)
7.5-9.0 (20 °C, 10%)

anion traces

fluoride (F-): ≤10 mg/kg

cation traces

As: ≤3 mg/kg
Fe: ≤50 mg/kg
Hg: ≤1 mg/kg
Pb: ≤5 mg/kg

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Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK Germany


Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

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Serkan Yilmaz et al.
Toxicology and industrial health, 30(10), 926-937 (2012-11-29)
In vitro genotoxic effects of antioxidant additives, such as citric acid (CA) and phosphoric acid (PA) and their combination, as well as antimicrobial additives, such as benzoic acid (BA) and calcium propionate (CP), on human lymphocytes were determined using alkaline...
Markus C E Belz et al.
Applied microbiology and biotechnology, 96(2), 493-501 (2012-05-10)
The consumption of low-salt bread represents an efficient way to improve public health by decreasing cardiovascular health issues related to increased intakes of sodium chloride (NaCl). The reduction of NaCl influences the bread quality characteristics, in particular the shelf-life. Calcium...
Hugo Alarie et al.
International journal of pharmaceutics, 569, 118552-118552 (2019-08-04)
This project aimed to develop a suspension vehicle specifically designed for pediatric use. Excipients were selected according to their safety and recorded use in pediatrics. Two suspension vehicles were formulated at neutral and acidic pH. A few compositions were defined...
N H Kim et al.
Journal of applied microbiology, 119(1), 139-148 (2015-03-31)
To develop a mild blanching method with calcium salts to ensure microbiological safety and quality of fresh-cut spinach. The antimicrobial efficacy of eight calcium salts was evaluated on Escherichia coli O157:H7 at 45-65°C and calcium hydroxide (Ca(OH)2 ) showed the...
Dominic Dussault et al.
Food microbiology, 53(Pt B), 115-121 (2015-12-19)
The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of seven independent factors consisting of sodium nitrite, pH, sodium chloride, sodium acetate, sodium lactate syrup, calcium propionate and a blend of nisin and hop alpha acids on the growth...

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