Potassium Sorbate

Sorbic Acid and Potassium Sorbate (salt of sorbic acid) is naturally occurring organic acid, that is used as preservative in organic cosmetics. It was first derived from rowan fruits (Sorbus in Latin, thus Sorbic acid). It kills microorganisms, prevents or retards their growth and reproduction, protecting cosmetics and personal care products from spoilage.

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