Potassium Benzoate (Cas 582-25-2)

Price Range: FOB 2.5-3.5 USD/KG; Update:2021/10/10

1. Characteristics of Potassium Benzoate

E number: E212 (preservatives)

Formula: C7H5KO2

Weight: : 160.21 g/mol


Package: 25KG/bag;

Certificate: ISO/Kosher/Halal

Specification: FCC/ USP

Appearance: Powder/Granular or Prill/Flake

Grade: Pharmaceutical/Food grade

2. Potassium benzoate specification

Across Biotech supply pharmaceutical grade, food grade potassium benzoate, that meets standards of FCC/USP.


2.1 Potassium benzoate FCC specification


Item Specification
Appearance White granules, crystalline powder, or flakes.
Assay % 99-101.0
Identification Benzoates


Loss on drying % ≤ 1.5
Acidity and alkalinity (ml/g) Max 0.2ml/2g, 0.1N sulfuric acid
Lead ≤ 2ppm


3. FAQs of potassium benzoate

3.1 What grade and standards of potassium benzoate can you offer?

Pharmaceutical grade and food grade, that meets standards of FCC/BP/USP.


3.2 What is the package and MOQ?

For potassium benzoate, the package is 25kg per bag and the MOQ is 100kgs.


3.3 What is the difference between sodium benzoate and potassium benzoate?

Normally, the price of potassium salt is higher than the sodium salt. And potassium benzoate is a good substitute of sodium benzoate in foods that require lower sodium content.



4. Document-Potassium benzoate COA


Potassium benzoate FCC COA


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