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Other Names:CALCIUM PROPIONATE
Place of Origin:Hunan, China
Product Type:CALCIUM PROPIONATE
Appearance:white or a kind of white crystal powder
Properties of Calcium propionate:
white crystal granules or crystalline powder. odorless; has hygroscopicity,
easily soluble in water, insoluble in alcohols.
Specification of Calcium propionate:
|Index||SPECIFICATION||Result of test|
|Color||White Granular or Powder||CONFORM|
|Loss on drying||≤4.0%||3.43%|
|PH (10%)||7 .0-- 9.0||7.8|
|Heavy Metal(As Pb)||≤0.0005%||0.0003%|
|Not soluble in water||≤0.15%||0.08%|
|Lead content||≤ 0.0005 %||0.0003%|
Uses of Calcium propionate:
(1) As a food additive, it is listed as E number 282 in the Codex Alimentarius.
Calcium propionate is used as a preservative in a wide variety of products, including but not limited to bread,
other baked goods, processed meat, whey, and other dairy products.
(2) In agriculture, it is used, amongst other things, to prevent milk fever in cows and as a feed supplement
(3) Propionates prevent microbes from producing the energy they need, like benzoates do.
However, unlike benzoates, propionates do not require an acidic environment.
(4) Calcium propionate is used in bakery products as a mold inhibitor, typically at 0.1-0.4%
( 5) Calcium propionate can be used as a pesticide.
Packing of Calcium propionate:
25kg per kraft bag
17MT/20’FCL without pallet. (powder)
14mt net per 20’FCL with pallet.(powder)
20mt net per 20’FCL without pallet. (granule)
16mt net per 20’FCL with pallet.(granule)
Storage & Transport of Calcium propionate:
Stored in dry, draughty and clean warehouse; protect against dampness and heating;
kept away from toxic articles, handle with care, protect against damage to packing.