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Potassium Sorbate

ORIGIN
Germany
FUNCTION
Preservative
PRODUCTS FOUND IN
Detoxifying Shampoo
Benefits
  • •   "Nature identical"
  • •   Food-grade Anti-bacterial
  • •   Anti-fungal
Potassium sorbate is a derivative of sorbic acid, a natural compound found in berries of the mountain ash tree, Sorbus aucuparia. It is a food-grade preservative, and though it is synthesized in a lab, it is classified as "nature identical" - meaning that is is chemically equivalent to the same molecule found in nature. It is an effective protection against fungi, mold, yeast, and bacteria.
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Potassium Sorbate, Why Is it in Our Shampoo?

Potassium sorbate is a preservative that is used to preserve the shelf life of food, beauty, and cosmetics products. It delays and even prevents the development of microorganisms, keeping your shampoo free of mold and spoilage. While potassium sorbate is effective at controlling the growth of yeast, mold, and fungi...

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There are at least 19,689 studies on Potassium Sorbate and we're always looking for more.

We love reviewing new research, and we'd love to learn from you too. If you run across an interesting study and want to share it, please send it to us at: research@collectivelabs.com

Antimicrobial and physical properties of sweet potato starch films incorporated with potassium sorbate or chitosan
Science Direct
Physical and antimicrobial properties of tapioca starch-HPMC edible films incorporated with Nisin and/or Potassium Sorbate
SpringerLink
In vitro antifungal effect of potassium sorbate and sodium benzoate on the growth of fungi
Research Gate

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