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Sorbic acid

CAS 110-44-1

Chemical formula C6H8O2

Chemical name (synonyms):

  • Sorbic Acid
  • E200

Description and application:

Sorbic acid is considered a chemical preservative that is not dangerous for the human body. It is used not only in cosmetics. Sorbic acid is a food preservative that protects many varieties of food from spoilage caused by yeast and mold. It is an organic compound with strong antimicrobial properties. And it is most commonly found in baked goods, cheeses, wines, fresh produce, and chilled meat. Due to its effectiveness, sorbic acid is also used in cosmetics.