Sorbic Acid USP


Test Specification
Characters It occurs as a free flowing, white, crystalline powder, having a characteristic odor.

A)     Test A

B)     Test B


A)    Infrared Absorption

B)     A 1-in-400,000 solution in isopropyl alcohol exhibits an absorbance maximum at 254 ± 2 nm.

Solubility Soluble in alcohol and in ether, slightly soluble in water.
Residue on ignition Not more than 0.2%
Heavy metals Not more than 10 ppm
Melting range or temperature 132°C–135°C
Water determination Not more than 0.5%
Residual solvents No solvents are used in the manufacturing process.
Assay Not less than 99.0% and not more than 101.0% of C6H8O2, calculated on the anhydrous basis


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.


GLP, cGMP (FDA) Approved, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 17025, ISO 22000, FSSC 22000, FSSAI, Halal and Kosher certified.
We observe WHO Good manufacturing practice and Good laboratory practice.

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