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Sorbic acid

Sorbic acid
Sorbic acid
Chemical Name:
Sorbic acid
sorbic;hexa-2,;Panosorb;FEMA 3921;Sorbistat;C6:2n-2,4;NSC 35405;NSC 49103;NSC 50268;Sorbinsure
Molecular Formula:
Formula Weight:
MOL File:

Sorbic acid Properties

Melting point:
132-135 °C(lit.)
Boiling point:
1,205 g/cm3
vapor pressure 
0.01 mm Hg ( 20 °C)
3921 | 2,4-HEXADIENOIC ACID, (E,E)-
refractive index 
1.4600 (estimate)
Flash point:
127 °C
storage temp. 
ethanol: 0.1 g/mL, clear
Crystalline Powder
4.76(at 25℃)
White or cream-white
Water Solubility 
1.6 g/L (20 ºC)
Stability Material saturated with this acid may ignite spontaneously. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents. May be light sensitive.
CAS DataBase Reference
110-44-1(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference
2,4-Hexadienoic acid, (E,E)-(110-44-1)
EPA Substance Registry System
2,4-Hexadienoic acid, (2E,4E)-(110-44-1)
  • Risk and Safety Statements
  • Hazard and Precautionary Statements (GHS)
Hazard Codes  Xi
Risk Statements  36/37/38-36/38
Safety Statements  26-36-24/25
WGK Germany  1
RTECS  WG2100000
HS Code  29161930
Hazardous Substances Data 110-44-1(Hazardous Substances Data)
Toxicity LD50 orally in rats: 7.36 g/kg (Smyth, Carpenter)
Signal word: Warning
Hazard statements:
Code Hazard statements Hazard class Category Signal word Pictogram P-Codes
H315 Causes skin irritation Skin corrosion/irritation Category 2 Warning P264, P280, P302+P352, P321,P332+P313, P362
H319 Causes serious eye irritation Serious eye damage/eye irritation Category 2A Warning P264, P280, P305+P351+P338,P337+P313P
H335 May cause respiratory irritation Specific target organ toxicity, single exposure;Respiratory tract irritation Category 3 Warning
Precautionary statements:
P261 Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P304+P340 IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and Keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
P305+P351+P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continuerinsing.
P337+P313 IF eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.
P405 Store locked up.

Sorbic acid price More Price(20)

Manufacturer Product number Product description CAS number Packaging Price Updated Buy
Sigma-Aldrich 47845 Sorbic acid analytical standard 110-44-1 1EA $16.5 2017-11-08 Buy
Sigma-Aldrich 1615956 Sorbic acid United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard 110-44-1 1g $348.4 2017-11-08 Buy
TCI Chemical S0053 Sorbic Acid >99.0%(HPLC)(T) 110-44-1 25g $18 2017-12-01 Buy
TCI Chemical S0053 Sorbic Acid >99.0%(HPLC)(T) 110-44-1 500g $38 2017-12-01 Buy
Alfa Aesar A16196 Sorbic acid, 99% 110-44-1 250g $31 2018-11-13 Buy

Sorbic acid Chemical Properties,Uses,Production

Chemical Properties



Sorbic Acid is an naturally occurring organic compound first isolated from unripe berries. Sorbic acid has been used as a food preservative and as an inhibitor of Clostridium Botulinum bacteria in mea t products in order to reduce the amount of nitrites which produce carcinogenic nitroamines.


ChEBI: A sorbic acid having trans-double bonds at positions 2 and 4; a food preservative that can induce cutaneous vasodilation and stinging upon topical application to humans. It is the most thermodynamically stable of the four possible geometri isomers possible, as well as the one with the highest antimicrobial activity.


Mold and yeast inhibitor. Fungistatic agent for foods, especially cheeses. To improve the characteristics of drying oils. In alkyd type coatings to improve gloss. To improve milling characteristics of cold rubber. See also Potassium Sorbate.

General Description

White powder or crystals. Melting point 134.5°C. Slightly acidic and astringent taste with a faint odor.

Air & Water Reactions

Soluble in hot water [Handbook of Chemistry and Physics]. May be sensitive to exposure to air and heat. The dust may become explosive, particularly when mixed with free-radical initiators or oxidizing agents. .

Reactivity Profile

Sorbic acid may discolor on exposure to light. Can react with oxidizing agents. Also incompatible with bases and reducing agents. The dust may become explosive, particularly when mixed with free-radical initiators or oxidizing agents .

Fire Hazard

Sorbic acid is combustible.

Purification Methods

Crystallise the acid from water. Dry it air or in a desiccator over P2O5. [Beilstein 2 IV 1701.]

Sorbic acid Preparation Products And Raw materials

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