Potassium Sorbate Powder is potassium salt of sorbic acid (natural fatty acid) used as a preservative in cosmetic formulations. In water, Potassium Sorbate releases sorbic acid which is the active agent. It's one of the most extensively studied preservatives and is GRAS and not mutagenic.
Appearance: Fine, white powder.
Effective in pH range 2 - 6.5 for extended periods of time.
Ingredient Function: Preservative
Recommended Usage Rate: 0.15% - 3% if used alone and 0.1% - 0.2% if used in combination with other preservatives.
Solubility: Easily soluble in cold water.
How to Store: In a cool dark area in a well sealed container.
Warnings: Pregnant or lactating people, or those with known medical conditions should consult with a physician prior to using product.
INCI: Potassium Sorbate Powder