Off-white granular powder
• Product ID : 500PRO24
• CAS : 4075-81-4
• Molecular formula : C6H16CaO4
• Molecular mass : 186.22g/mol
Calcium propionate, Ca(OOCCH2CH3)2, CAS 4075-81-4, is available in crystalline or granular powder form. It is soluble in water and only very slightly soluble in short chain alcohols.
Exemplary industrial use cases include,
1) Cosmetic & Pharma
a) Antimicrobial preservative with no known mutagenic activity or reproductive toxicity to enhance product shelf-life
2) Animal feed
a) Safe and reliable food and feed additive which does not affect the flavor, taste and appearance of the final products
b) Anti-mildew, anti-mold, anti-fungal, anti-rope, anti-bacterial additive in silage. Moreover, because of less feed spoilage, the heat production in feed is also reduced, preventing energy loss and poor palatability of the feed, which the cattle may refuse to eat.
c) Calcium ion supplement
d) Growth promoter
e) Intestinal microbiota enhancer
f) Appetite suppressant
a) Pesticide and fungicide.
a) Manufacture of butyl rubber in butyl rubber where it helps prevent thermal degradation of the rubber at elevated temperatures.
b) Antimicrobial agent in tobacco.
c) Preservative in pulp & paper industry