Potassium Propionate (Cas 327-62-8)

Price Range: FOB 7.0-8.0 USD/KG; Update:2021/10/10

1. Characteristics of Potassium Propionate

E number: E283(preservatives)

Formula: C3H5KO2

Weight: : 112.17 g/mol



Certificate: ISO/Kosher/Halal

Specification: USP/FCC/GB/E283

Grade: Food/Feed grade

2. Potassium propionate specification

Across Biotech supply potassium propionate food grade. Out goods meets standards of FCC/USP/E283/GB.


2.1 Check the E283 specification as below:

Index Specification
Appearance White crystalline powder
Assay ≥99% after drying for 2 hours at 105℃
Test for propionate Pass
Test for potassium Pass
Loss on drying (2 hours at 105℃) ≤4.0%
Water insoluble ≤0.1%
Arsenic ≤3 mg/kg
Lead ≤5 mg/kg
Iron ≤30 mg/kg
Fluoride ≤10 mg/kg
Mercury ≤1 mg/kg


3. FAQs of potassium propionate

3.1 What grade can you provide?

We supply potassium propionate food grade. They can fully meet the standards of FCC/USP/GB/E283.


3.2 What is the package and MOQ?

Normally, our package is 40kg/drum; the small MOQ is an intact package-40KGs.


3.3 Does potassium propionate absorb moisture?

Yes. Potassium propionate is highly moisture absorbent. When exposed to air, small droplets of water soon appear on the surface.  In storage and transportation, pay attention to moisture and ventilation.  After opening, please use it quickly.

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