Sodium sorbate

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Sodium sorbate is the sodium salt of sorbic acid.

Sodium sorbate
Sodium sorbate V.1.svg
Sorbate-3D-balls.png The sodium cation
CAS number 7757-81-5 N
PubChem 23665582
ChemSpider 4938659 YesY
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Molecular formula C6H7NaO2
Molar mass 134.10835 g/mol
Odor hydrocarbon-like
Boiling point 233 °C[1]
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Formula is NaC6H7O2; systematic name is "sodium (E,E)-hexa-2,4-dienoate".

It is a food additive with E-number E201.