It is a white powder, soluble in water; slightly soluble in methanol & ethanol and practically insoluble in acetone. We are a leading company specializing in the business of offering our clients Calcium Propionate. is This compound is used as a preservative in a wide variety of food products, such as bread, other baked goods, processed meat, whey and dairy products. It is used to delay the growth of mold, rope bacteria and other microorganisms in a variety of commercially processed foods. When heated to decomposition Calcium Propionate emits acrid smoke and irritating fumes.
Product Name : Calcium Propionate
Chemical Names : Calcium dipropionate; Calcium propanoate; Mycoban; Propanoic acid, calcium salt; propionic acid calcium; calcium;propanoate; Propionic acid calcium salt
Molecular Formula : C6H10O4Ca or C6H10CaO4
Molecular Weight : 186.22 g/mol
IUPAC Name : calcium;propanoate
CAS Number : 4075-81-4
Color : White powder
Solubility : Soluble in water; slightly sol in methanol, ethanol; practically insol in acetone, benzene.
Decomposition : When heated to decomposition it emits acrid smoke and irritating fumes.
Parent Compound : Propionic acid (CID 1032)