potassium sorbate

noun

: a potassium salt C6H7KO2 of sorbic acid used especially as a food preservative

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web While the risk-reward relationship of parabens is still largely unclear, more and more brands are cutting them from their products and replacing them with alternatives like sodium benzoate and potassium sorbate. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 4 Oct. 2022 While the risk-reward relationship of parabens is still largely unclear, more and more brands are cutting them from their products and replacing them with alternatives like sodium benzoate and potassium sorbate. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 4 Oct. 2022 While the risk-reward relationship of parabens is still largely unclear, more and more brands are cutting them from their products and replacing them with alternatives like sodium benzoate and potassium sorbate. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 4 Oct. 2022 While the risk-reward relationship of parabens is still largely unclear, more and more brands are cutting them from their products and replacing them with alternatives like sodium benzoate and potassium sorbate. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 4 Oct. 2022 While the risk-reward relationship of parabens is still largely unclear, more and more brands are cutting them from their products and replacing them with alternatives like sodium benzoate and potassium sorbate. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 4 Oct. 2022 Many producers add crafty ingredients like potassium sorbate, cheese cultures and cellulose, which is essentially wood pulp. Rebecca Ann Hughes, Forbes, 2 June 2022 For instance, Kraft 100% Grated Parmesan Cheese is not made in Italy and uses potassium sorbate and cheese cultures. Michelle Cheng, Quartz, 27 May 2022 While the risk-reward relationship of parabens is still largely unclear, more and more brands are cutting them from their products and replacing them with alternatives like sodium benzoate and potassium sorbate. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 31 Mar. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1960, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of potassium sorbate was in 1960

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“Potassium sorbate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/potassium%20sorbate. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

Medical Definition

potassium sorbate

noun
: a potassium salt C6H7KO2 of sorbic acid used especially as a food preservative
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