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    Potassium Lactate

    Potassium Lactate in Tradeasia

    IUPAC Name

    potassium; 2-hydroxypropanoate

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    Basic Info


    Clear, Colorless Liquid

    Common Names

    L-Lactic acid potassium salt, E326


    600 @ 25 kg Drum, 15 MT / 20FCL

    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.

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

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