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Sodium Propionate 137-40-6

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Food and Feed additives/Food additives

Sodium Propionate
CAS NO : 137-40-6
EC NO : 205-290-4
MF : C3H5O2Na
MW : 96.0612
Specification : 99%min
Packing : 25kg/bag
Product description : Specification:FCC E281,HG2921-1999,Feed
Sodium propionate has the formula C3H5NaO2,It is the sodium salt of propionic acid.


[1] ?As a food additive, it is listed as E number 281 in the Codex Alimentarius. sodium propionate is used as a preservative in a wide variety of products, including?but not limited to bread, other baked goods, processed meat, whey, and other dairy products.
[2]? In agriculture, it is used, amongst other things, to prevent milk fever in cows and as a feed supplement.
[3] ?Propionates prevent microbes from producing the energy they need, like benzoates do. However, unlike benzoates, propionates do not require an acidic environment.
[4]? sodium propionate is used in bakery products as a mold inhibitor, typically at 0.1-0.4%.
[5] ?sodium propionate can be used as a pesticide.
Synonyms : Sodium propionate;propionic acid sodium type I;propionic acid sodium insect cell*culture tested;Propanoic acid, sodium salt;sodium propanoate;calcium dipropanoate;propanoate;
Molecular Structure : Sodium Propionate 137-40-6