Calcium sorbate

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Calcium sorbate
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Identifiers
CAS number 7492-55-9
PubChem 6433506
ChemSpider 4938651
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Properties
Molecular formula C12H14CaO4
Molar mass 262.31516 g/mol
Solubility in water very slightly soluble
Solubility very slightly soluble in organic solvents, fats and oils
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Calcium sorbate is the calcium salt of sorbic acid. Calcium sorbate is a polyunsaturated fatty acid salt.

It is a commonly used food preservative; its E number is E203.

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