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Sigma-Aldrich

Calcium propionate

≥97.0% (dry substance, NT)

Synonym(s):
Propionic acid calcium salt
Linear Formula:
(CH3CH2COO)2Ca
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
186.22
Beilstein:
3698682
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

assay

≥97.0% (dry substance, NT)

impurities

≤6% water

solubility

water: soluble 1 g/10 mL, clear, colorless

SMILES string

CCC(=O)O[Ca]OC(=O)CC

InChI

1S/2C3H6O2.Ca/c2*1-2-3(4)5;/h2*2H2,1H3,(H,4,5);/q;;+2/p-2

InChI key

BCZXFFBUYPCTSJ-UHFFFAOYSA-L

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General description

Calcium propionate is generally used as a food preservative in bread. It has also been reported to reduce milk fever in dairy cows.

Application

Calcium propionate was used as an antifungal agent in bread. It was also used to investigate the influence of calcium salts on growth, polygalacturonase activity and infection of peach fruit by Monilinia fructicola.

Packaging

250 g in poly bottle
1 kg in poly bottle

Pictograms

CorrosionExclamation mark

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Dam. 1 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Certificate of Origin

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