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Technical Data Sheet
Eastman™ Propionic Acid, Food Grade


Applications
  • Food preservatives

Product Description
Eastman™ Propionic Acid is a colorless, oily liquid that is miscible in water. It may be used to produce numerous esters, salts, and other derivatives for use in the food, and flavor industries. Propionic acid produced and handled as a food ingredient is available for use in applications where a food-grade product is required. Food-grade propionic acid meets the specifications set forth in the Food and Chemicals Codex (FCC). It may be used as an antimicrobial or flavoring agent and complies with 21 CFR 184.1081. Food grade propionic acid is also available as a kosher product, produced under rabbinical supervision in full accordance with Jewish dietary law.

Typical Properties

PropertyTypical Value, Units
General
FormLiquid
Color 
     Pt-Co10 max.
Specific Gravity 
     @ 20°C/20°C0.99
Boiling Point141 °C
Freezing Point-22 °C
Flash Point 
     Tag Closed Cup52 °C (126 °F)
Assay99 wt % min.



Comments
Properties reported here are typical of average lots. Eastman makes no representation that the material in any particular shipment will conform exactly to the values given.


Eastman and its marketing affiliates shall not be responsible for the use of this information, or of any product, method, or apparatus mentioned, and you must make your own determination of its suitability and completeness for your own use, for the protection of the environment, and for the health and safety of your employees and purchasers of your products. No warranty is made of the merchantability of fitness of any product, and nothing herein waives any of the Seller's conditions of sale.


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