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Potassium Lactate

Potassium Lactate Potassium Lactate
IUPAC Name
potassium; 2-hydroxypropanoate
HS Code
2918.11.00
Formula

C3H5KO3

Appearance
Clear, Colorless Liquid
Cas No.
996-31-6
Common Names
L-Lactic acid potassium salt, E326
Packaging
- 600 @ 25 kg Drum, 15 MT / 20'FCL
Category
  • Food
Sub Category
  • Dietary supplement
  • Medicinal
  • Preservatives
  • Stabilizer

Brief Overview
Potassium lactate is a liquid product that has an E number of “E326". It is the potassium salt of lactic acid, and usually consists of 60% solids. Potassium Lactate blends are commonly used in the food industry, especially in meat and poultry products to extend shelf life and increase food safety. 

Manufacturing Process
It is produced by neutralizing lactic acid which is fermented from a sugar source.

Food Industry
Potassium lactate is used in meat and poultry products to retain the freshness of meat products. It also serves as an antioxidant synergistic agent which restrains pathogens in food production and extend the shelf life of food. Used as a food flavoring agent, emulsifier, pH regulator, flavoring.

Others
It is used as an extinguishing media in the First Alert Tundra fire extinguishers.

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