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Preservative (200)

Also Known As : Sorbic acid


Taste Profile

It has acidic taste.

Usage Tips

  1. It can be used as a preservative to prevent the growth of mold, yeast and fungi in food items.

Common names and forms

  1. Class I Preservative (E 200)
  2. Class II Preservative (200)
  3. Preservative (E200)
  4. Preservatives E200


Sorbic acid is a colourless crystalline granule that are naturally obtained from berries or synthesised from keten. It is used as a preservative and can be applied to the food by spraying.


It can cause some allergic reactions such as skin irritation, watery eyes and runny nose.(1)

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