sorbic acid

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a white crystalline carboxylic acid used as a preservative

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Talib, "Simultaneous determination of preservatives (benzoic acid, sorbic acid, methylparaben and propylparaben) in foodstuffs using high-performance liquid chromatography," Journal of Chromatography A, vol.
The artificial diet composition was as follows: dried crushed sugarcane 22 g, ground chickpea 120 g, glucose 20 g, casein 12 g, brewer's yeast powder 12 g, ascorbic acid 4 g, sorbic acid 2 g, agar 109 g, water 1000 mL, nipagin (methyl paraben) 1.6 g, benomyl 0.03 g, formaldehyde 40% 1.2 mL, methanol 50 mL.
Celanese (NYSE:CE) stated on Wednesday that it intends to raise the price of potassium sorbate and sorbic acid sold globally with effect from 1 July 2015, or as contracts allow.
Many of the dairy producers interviewed by Executive sympathized with Khoury Dairy, especially when they considered the underhand competition it supposedly faces, with the LBCI show only running adverts for a dairy not singled out for Natamycin or sorbic acids. Furthermore, two producers who spoke with Executive alleged that Candia (Libanlait) uses heat treatment to make labneh, which is forbidden by law, and furthermore removes all beneficial bacteria, but has not been taken to task for this.
A common chemical is also used in lipstick and contact lens solution (sorbic acid) or in plastic containers (polypropylene).
Kraft in February vowed to remove artificial preservatives from its most popular varieties of Singles cheese slices by replacing sorbic acid with a naturally occurring antifungal agent known as natamycin.
In addition to acetic acid and ethyl acetate, the main non-target acids this procedure also detects include [CO.sub.2] [SO.sub.2], and sorbic acid. Lactic acid, proprionic acid and a few others also can contribute to the total volatile acid number.
In February, the company pledged to remove artificial preservatives from its most popular varieties of Singles cheese slices by replacing sorbic acid with natamycin.
Plasticizer and salts, i.e., glycerol (Gly), sodium sulfite, sorbic acid (potassium salt), and polyethyleneglycol (PEG 8000), were obtained from Fisher Scientific (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA).
Difluprednate ophthalmic emulsion does not contain BAK, and instead uses sorbic acid as a preservative.
Jasmine synthetic, chloroacetamide, isopropyl myristate, vanillin, bronopol, sorbic acid, 2-(2-hydroxy-5-methyl-phenyl) benzotriazole, germall 115, hexamine, quaternium 15, geranium oil, butylated hydroxyanisole, and triethanolamine, the common additives to cosmetics/skin care products, appear to be uncommon sensitizers.
Sorbic acid was used as preservative at the rate of one gram per sample.