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Potassium Sorbate Preservative

Potassium Sorbate Preservative

Potassium Sorbate is a widely used food preservative that is gaining popularity in natural cosmetic products. Potassium Sorbate is the natural potassium salt of sorbic acid, which when dissolved in water based products is effective against yeast, mold and select bacteria. While Potassium Sorbate has shown to be an effective preservative in a wide range of personal care products, it is not on its own a full spectrum preservative and should be used in conjunction with other preservatives.

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Product Details:

  • Potassium Sorbate Preservative
  • Widely used food preservative that has gained popularity in use for natural cosmetic products.
  • Appearance: White Granular
  • Solubility: Water Soluble
  • Can be used in products such as Moisturizers, Creams, Shampoos and Hair Products

Advantages to using Potassium Sorbate are:

  • Effective in products with a pH of 6.0 or below
  • A more natural option in the preservative family
  • While Potassium Sorbate has shown to be an effective preservative in a wide range of personal care products, it is not on its own a full spectrum preservative and should be used in conjunction with other preservatives.
  • Special Note: Potassium sorbate is a light sensitive product and may cause final products to be light sensitive as well. Be sure to store products in opaque containers to avoid discoloration.

Technical Information

  • INCI: Potassium Sorbate
  • CAS#: 590-00-1
  • Appearance: White Granular
  • Add to your product when it is at 60°C (140°F) or BELOW
  • Usage Rate: 0.1 - 0.5%

Technical Documents:

California Prop Statement:

This product is not on the CA Prop 65 List of Toxic Chemicals.

The following statement is made in order to comply with the reporting requirements of the California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986. This product is not known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. We are conforming to the regulation by reporting the existence, or lack thereof, of ingredients deemed reportable by the above-mentioned regulation via a Safety Data Sheet (SDS), in Section 15 "Regulatory Information." Additionally, ingredients from Natural Food Sources (NFS) are exempt from reporting in accordance with Title 27, § 25501(a).

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