Sorbic Acid BP


Test Specification
Characters It occurs as a white or almost crystalline powder.

Test (A)

Test (B)


Test (C)

Test (D)


A)    Melting Point: 132°C to 136°C

B)    Ultraviolet and visible absorption spectrophotometry.

C)     Infrared absorption spectrophotometry.

D)    Specified Test. The solution is decolorised.

Solubility Slightly soluble in water, freely soluble in ethanol (96%)
Appearance of solution Solution S is clear and colourless.
Aldehydes Not more than 0.15%
Water Not more than 1.0%
Sulfated Ash Not more than 0.2%
Assay Not less than 99.0% and not more than 101.0% of C6H8O2 (anhydrous 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.


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We observe WHO Good manufacturing practice and Good laboratory practice.

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