Calcium sorbate

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Calcium sorbate
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Names
IUPAC name
Calcium (2E,4E)-hexa-2,4-dienoate
Identifiers
7492-55-9
ChemSpider 4938651
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PubChem 6433506
Properties
C12H14CaO4
Molar mass 262.31516 g/mol
very slightly soluble
Solubility very slightly soluble in organic solvents, fats and oils
Except where otherwise noted, 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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