Calcium Propionate

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Cas No.: 4075-81-4

MoleCular Formula:C6H10CaO4•nH2O(n=0,1)

Nature: White crystalline particles or crystalline powder, monohydrate is a colorless monoclinic crystal flake crystal . The product shape

is white powder, spherical particles or cylindrical particles. Odorless or slightly propionic acid odor。

Usage: 1. It can be used as a fungicide for foods and feedstuffs, and it is used as a preservative for breads and cakes. Calcium propionate is easily mixed with the flour, and it can provide the necessary calcium for the body while serving as a preservative for preservatives. It also serves to strengthen the function of food.

  1. It has inhibitory effect on mold and aerobic bacillus which can cause sticky material in bread, and has no inhibitory effect on yeast.
  2. It is effective in mold, aerobic Bacillus, gram-negative bacteria, aflatoxin, etc. in starch, protein and oils, and has unique anti-mildewand anti-corrosion properties.
  1. As a feed additive, it can effectively inhibit moldy feed and prolong the shelf life of feed. If it is used in combination with other inorganic salts, it can also increase the appetite of livestock and increase milk production of dairy cows. Calcium propionate has low volatility, high temperature resistance and good animal adaptability and is suitable for a variety of feed applications.
  1. In addition, calcium propionate can also be used as an additive to toothpastes and cosmetics, and plays a good antiseptic effect.
Standard      Projects GB25548-2010 HG2921-1999 FCCV E282
Content (dry basis) ≥99.0% ≥99% 98.0%-100.5% ≥99%
Water insoluble matter ≤0.3% ≤0.3% ≤ 0.2% ≤0.3%
PH  (10% aqueous solution) ——— 7~9 7.5~10.5 6~9
Moisture(120℃,2h) ≤9.5% ≤9.5% ≤ 5.0% ≤4%
Free acid or free base Pass the test Pass the test ——— ———
arsenic(以As2O3计) ≤0.0003% ≤0.0004% ——— ≤0.0003%
Heavy metal (Pb) ≤0.001% ≤0.001% ≤ 2 mg/kg ≤0.001%
Fluoride (in F) ≤0.003% ≤0.003% ≤ 0.003% ≤0.001%
Iron (Fe) ≤0.005% ——— ——— ≤0.005%
Magnesium (MgO) ——— ——— Pass the test(≤0.4%) ———

Calcium Acetate

Sodium Benzoate

Sodium Propionate

Sodium Metabisulphite (SMBS)