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Calcium Propionate

Calcium propionate is a naturally occurring organic salt also known as E282 formed by a reaction between calcium hydroxide and propionic acid. It’s commonly used as a food additive in Bakery Products, Dairy products, Processed meat and Animal feed.

Why Use Calcium Propionate?

Bread : It works to extend the shelf life of bread by preventing mold and ropy bread bacteria growth.

Feed : Calcium propionate also function as a mold inhibitor and treat milk fever for swine, ruminant (horses and cattle’s), poultry, fish, pet and other animal feed which are necessity.

Milk Fever : It’s a disorder that mainly occurs in dairy cows. The absorption of calcium will be reduced and excretion will be increased after calving, resulting in the calcium concentration below 5.0 mg/dl in the blood which will lead to milk fever and accompanies body function disorder. Thus its an active ingredient to treat milk Fever.

Uses Dosage :

Common usage level of Calcium Propionate is 0.1 to 0.5% varies on products.

Storage Conditions :

Keep in a closely tight container and Store in a cool, dry, ventilated area.

Handling Conditions :

Avoid direct contact with sunlight, skin and eye.

Packaging Details :

25 Kg LDPE Bags

General Specifications :

Sr. No Parameter Specification
1 Appearance Fine Powder/ Agglomerate
2 Color White To Off White
3 Odour Faint Propionic Acid
4 pH 6.0 - 9.0
5 Moisture /Water Content (%w/w)** Maximum 4%
7 Purity (%w/w) On Dried Basis Minimum 98%
8 Density 0.500 - 0.700 g/cc
9 Iron (Fe) Maximum 100 ppm
10 Lead (Pb) Maximum 30 ppm
11 Arsenic (As) Maximum 2 ppm
12 Cadmium (Cd) Maximum 2 ppm
13 Mercury (Hg) Maximum 2 ppm
14 Fluoride (F-) Maximum 30 ppm
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