Detailed Product Attribute
white : powder
Specification:FCC, E282 ,HG2921-1999,Feed
Calcium propionate has the formula (CH3CH2COO)2Ca. It is the calcium salt of propionic acid.
 As a food additive, it is listed as E number 282 in the
Codex Alimentarius. Calcium propionate is used as a preservative in
a wide variety of products, including but not limited to bread,
other baked goods, processed meat, whey, and other dairy products.
 In agriculture, it is used, amongst other things, to
prevent milk fever in cows and as a feed supplement
 Propionates prevent microbes from producing the energy
they need, like benzoates do. However, unlike benzoates,
propionates do not require an acidic environment.
 Calcium propionate is used in bakery products as a mold
inhibitor, typically at 0.1-0.4%
 Calcium propionate can be used as a pesticide