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Potassium Sorbate

Test Specification...BP
Characters It occurs as white or almost white powder or granules.
Identification Test (A) Test (B) Test (C) Test (D) (a) Ultraviolet and visible absorption spectrophotometry (b) Infrared absorption spectrophotometry (c) Specified Test. The residue obtained melts at 132°C to 136°C. (d) It gives reaction of Potassium.
Solubility Very soluble in water, slightly soluble in ethanol (96%)
Appearance of solution Solution S is clear and not more intensely colored than reference solution Y5
Acidity or alkalinity Specified Test.
Aldehydes Not more than 0.15%, expressed as C2H4O.
Loss on drying Not more than 1.0%
Assay Not less than 99.0% and not more than 101.0% (dried substance)
Test Specification...FCC
Description It occurs as a white to off white granules, granular powder, or pellets.
Identification Test A Test B (a) Gives positive tests for Potassium (b) Specified Test. The color disappears.
Acidity Passes Test (< 1% as sorbic acid)
Alkalinity Passes Test (< 1% as potassium carbonate)
Lead Not more than 2 mg/kg
Loss on drying Not more than 1.0%
Assay Not less than 98.0% and not more than 101.0% of C6H7KO2, calculated on the dried basis.
Test Specification...USP
Characters It occurs as white crystals or powder.
Identification Test (A) Test (B) (a) It gives tests of Potassium. (b) Specified Test. The color is discharged.
Solubility Freely soluble in water; soluble in alcohol.
Acidity or alkalinity
Residual Solvents Meets the requirements.
Assay Not less than 98.0% and not more than 101.0% (dried substance)

Shelf life, Storage and Packing
It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.

Other
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We observe WHO Good manufacturing practice and Good laboratory practice.

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