Calcium Propionate is a white powder or crystal, is odorless, or slightly smells propionic acid, and stable to heat and light. It is highly hydroscopic, soluble inwater (50g/100ml) and insoluble in ethanol and ether. Under the acidic condition, it generates free propionic cid which has antibiotic effect.
Appearance:White powder/granular/irregular particle
Molecular formula: C6H10O4Ca
Molecular weight: 186.22
CAS No.: 4075-81-4
HS No.: 29155090.00
FEMA No.: 3025
Function : Preservative,Anti-mold.
FCC IV Standard
Loss on drying
Heavy metals Pb
F Chem fluride
Insoluble substance in water
As a food additive, it is listed as E number 282 in the Codex Alimentarius. Calcium propionate is used as a preservative in a wide variety of products, including bread, other baked goods, processed meat, whey, and other dairy products.
25kg/bag or use cardboard barrel, Use food grade polyethylene plastic barrel inside.
Storage and Transportation
Stored in dry, draughty and clean warehouse; protect against dampness and heating;kept away from toxic articles, handle with care, protect against damage to packing.