Uses: Potassium Sorbate can be found in candied peel, cheese, cider, concentrated fruit juice, dessert sauces, dried apricots, fillings and toppings, fermented milks, frozen pizzas, fruit salads, gelatin capsules, glacé cherries, jams and preserves.
It is also used in margarine, pickled cucumber, processed cheese spreads and slices, salad dressing, seafood dressings, soft drinks, soup concentrates, sweets, table olives, tinned fruit pie fillings, wine and yogurt.
Possible skin irritant, and may cause rashes, asthma and hyperactivity.
Potassium hydroxide is not only corrosive, but also extremely toxic so it may cause burns, diarrhoea, vomiting, severe stomach pain, shock and/or death if it is ingested.
Banned in Australia. Avoid it.
Description: Potassium Sorbate is an antifungal and antibacterial preservative, manufactured by neutralisation of Sorbic Acid,E200withPotassium hydroxide. More soluble thanE200.