Sorbic acid ≥99%, yellow crystalline powderSupplier: MP BIOMEDICALS (FKA ICN BIOMED
, (E,E)-2,4-Hexadienoic acid
, (2E,4E)-2,4-Hexadienoic acid
, trans,trans-2,4-Hexadienoic acid
Sorbic acid (2,4-hexadienoic acid) is a straight chain unsaturated fatty acid. It is an antimicrobial agent. The antimicrobial action of sorbic acid is due to its inhibitory influence on various enzymes in the microbial cell such as enzymes involved in carbohydrate metabolism such as enolase and lactate dehydrogenase, enzymes of citric acid cycles.
Sorbic acid is an antimicrobial agents often used as preservatives in food and drinks to prevent the growth of mold, yeast, and fungi.
Sorbic acid can be used to inhibit bacterial, yeast and fungal sulfhydryl enzymes by inhibiting amino acid uptake.
Moderately soluble in water.
Caution: Research Use Only (RUO).
MW: 112,13 g/mol
Boiling Pt: >190 °C (1013 hPa) (lit.)
Melting Pt: 130…140 °C
Density: 1,2 g/cm³ (20 °C) (lit.)
Flash Pt: 127 °C (closed cup)
Storage Temperature: Ambient
CAS Number: 110-44-1
Merck Index: 13,08793
Specification Test Results
|FTIR||Conforms to Standard|
|Melting Point||130 - 140 °C|