Calcium propionate a white crystalline grain or powder, with sight propionic acid smell, It’s stable to heat and light, and easily soluble in water. Calcium Propionate can inhibit growth of some individual molds and bacteria and is widely used in grain products such as bread. In addition, it’s used to prevent other products from deterioration resulted from microorganisms. It also can be used as calcium supplement agent.
Name of index
White crystalline powder
pH of a 10 % aqueous solution
Loss on drying ≤%
Heavy metals (as Pb)≤%
Magnesium(as MgO) ≤%
Passes test (about 0.4%)
Insoluble substances ≤%
1) As preservatives and bactericide, it can resist high temperature and don't decompose.
2) It is widely used in food, tobacco and pharmaceutical industry.
3) It can more effectively extend preserving period of food compared with other preservatives.
4) It can be used in bread, cake, jelly, jam, beverage and sauce.