Potassium Sorbate

What is Potassium Sorbate?

Potassium sorbate is known for its antimicrobial properties. As a potassium salt of sorbic acid, it is commonly used as a food preservative.

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Potassium Sorbate Distributor & Supplier Information

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Potassium Sorbate Applications (Uses & Benefits)

Personal Care
Potassium sorbate is used as a preservative in conditioners, creams, lotions, and shampoos. It is used to prevent the growth of bacteria, fungi, and mold as well as helping to extend shelf life.
Cleaning Products
Potassium sorbate can be added as a preservative in cleaning products such as dishwashing detergents, household cleaners, and laundry detergents. It is used to inhibit the growth of microbes. It also maintains the stability and effectiveness of products during storage and use.
Nutritional Supplements
Potassium sorbate helps maintain the integrity of liquid nutritional supplements, preventing microbial contamination and spoilage, which ensures safe consumption.
Pharmaceuticals
Potassium sorbate can be used as a preservative in liquid medications such as suspensions, syrups, and topical formulations. Its antimicrobial properties maintain the efficacy and safety of the medications by preventing the grown of harmful microorganisms.
Cosmetics
Commonly found in creams, lotions, and makeup, potassium sorbate serves as a preservative by extending shelf life and preventing microbial growth.

About American International Ingredients - A Potassium Sorbate Supplier

American International Ingredients, Inc. is a leading potassium sorbate supplier with an additional full service portfolio of over 400 personal care and cosmetic ingredients. We offer one of the most extensive lines of antimicrobials distributed to manufacturers and processors in the cosmetic, makeup, personal care, nutritional supplement, and household & commercial cleaning sectors. With a strategic nationwide warehouse network and our reliable just-in-time deliveries, we can supply your business with high quality antimicrobials at competitive prices.