Calcium Propionate

Calcium Propionate

Product description:

Calcium Propionate Calcium Propionate

Chinese alias calcium propionate; First oil calcium; calcium propionate, anhydrous; propionic acid calcium salt hydrate

English name Calcium Propionate

English Synonyms Propanoic acid, calcium salt; bioban-c; calciumpropanoate; Propanoicacid, calciumsalt; propionatedecalcium; PROPIONIC ACID HEMICALCIUMSALT; PROPIONIC ACID CALCIUM SALT; Calcium dipropionate

CAS NO. 4075-81-4

EINECS 223-795-8

Formula 2 (C3H6O2) CA

Molecular weight 186.22


White powder or monoclinic crystal solubility in 100 g of water was: 20 ℃, 39.85 克; 50 ℃, 38.25 克; 100 ℃, 48.44 克 slightly soluble in ethanol and methanol, practically insoluble in acetone and benzene.


Calcium propionate is a new food additive, is the World Health Organization (WHO) and the UN Food and Agriculture (FAO) approved the use of safe and reliable food and feed mildew. Calcium propionate for molds, yeasts and bacteria have broad antibacterial effect.

1. calcium propionate used as food and feed of fungicide, for bread and pastry preservative. Calcium propionate easy to mix with the flour, as a preservative preservation while providing essential calcium, strengthen the role played foods.

2. calcium propionate can cause bread to mold and produce sticky silk material aerobic Bacillus inhibition, no inhibitory effect on the yeast.

3. In the starch, protein and fat-containing material to mold, aerobic spore-producing bacteria, Gram-negative bacteria, aflatoxin and other effective, has a unique anti-mildew, anti-corrosion properties.

The food and brewing, feed, aspects of traditional Chinese medicine preparation of a new and safe, efficient, broad-spectrum fungicide food and feed.

5. Calcium propionate as a feed additive can be effectively suppressed moldy feed, feed prolong shelf life, if the milk yield and other inorganic complexes can also improve the appetite of livestock, improve the cows. Calcium propionate little volatile, high temperature resistant, animal adaptability, suitable for a variety of feed.

6. In addition, calcium propionate can also be used as toothpaste, cosmetics additives, play a good anti-corrosion effect.