Appearance:White or colorless crystals
Grade:Food grade preservative
Not less than 99.0 % on the dried basis
White or colourless crystals
Preservative, antimould and antirope agent
Freely soluble in water, soluble in ethanol
Positive test for potassium
Positive test for propionate
Warm the sample with sulfuric acid. The propionic acid evolved may be recognized by its odour.
Positive test for alkali salt of organic acid
Ignite the sample at a relatively low temperature. The alkaline residue effervesces with
 As a food additive, it is listed as E number 283 in the Codex Alimentarius. Potassium 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.
 In agriculture, it is used, amongst other things, to prevent milk fever in cows and as a feed supplement
 Propionates prevent microbes from producing the energy they need, like benzoates do. However, unlike benzoates, propionates do not require an acidic environment.
 Potassium propionate is used in bakery products as a mold inhibitor, typically at 0.1-0.4%
 Potassium propionate can be used as a pesticide
Package: In 25kg net PP bag with PE inner
Shipment: 15mt net per 20’FCL without pallet
Packaging & Delivery
Package: 25kg net paper bag or PP bag with PE inner
Shipment: About 15mt net per 20FCL without pallet.(paper bag)
About 16mt net per 20FCL without pallet.(PP bag)
About 12mt net per 20FCL with pallet.
about two weeks after PO.