Calcium Propionate
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Calcium Propionate


Calcium Propionate for mold, yeast and bacteria with a wide range of antibacterial activity.



Calcium propionate is a safe and reliable food and feed mildew inhibitor approved by the WHO and the FAO. Calcium propionate, like other fats, can be absorbed by humans and animals through metabolism, and supply calcium necessary for humans and animals.

Calcium propionate is an acid-type food preservative. Under acidic conditions, free propionic acid is produced, which has antibacterial effect. Its antibacterial effect was affected by the pH value of the environment, and the antibacterial effect was the best when the pH value was 5.0; the antibacterial ability was significantly reduced when the pH value was 6.0.

Items of InspectionIndexAnalysis result
Content (dried substance) /%   ≥9999.12
Insoluble in water /%    ≤0.3<0.30
Free acid and Free alkalinityPASSPASS
Loss on drying  /%  ≤9.55.45
(As)Arsenic(mg/kg) ≤3<3
Heavy metals (mg/kg)  ≤10<10
Iron(mg/kg)  ≤50<50

Functions and Applications

Calcium propionate is a new, safe and efficient antifungal agent for food and feed in food, brewing, feed, and traditional Chinese medicine preparations.

1.Calcium Propionate can be used as food and feed preservatives, bread and cakes for the preservation agent. Calcium Propionate easily mixed with flour, fresh as a preservative while providing essential calcium, Calcium Propionate play the role of fortified foods.

2.Propionate can cause bread to mold and produce sticky silk material aerobic Bacillus inhibit no inhibitory effect on yeast.

3.Calcium Propionate in starch, protein and fat substances on fungi, aerobic spore-producing bacteria, Gram-negative bacteria, aflatoxin and other effective, Calcium Propionate has a unique anti-mildew, anti-corrosion properties.

4.Calcium Propionate food, brewing, feed, aspects of traditional Chinese medicines, a new, safe, efficient, broad-spectrum food and feed preservatives.

5.In addition, Calcium Propionate also be used as toothpaste, cosmetics additives, Calcium Propionate can play a good antiseptic.

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