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Substance Name: Sodium sorbate
RN: 7757-81-5
UNII: TGW6Q2CCVM
InChIKey: LROWVYNUWKVTCU-STWYSWDKSA-M

Note

  • Mold and yeast inhibitor. Used as a fungistatic agent for foods, especially cheeses.

Classification Code

  • Mutation Data

Molecular Formulas

  • C6-H7-O2.Na
  • C6-H8-O2.Na

Molecular Weight

  • 134.109
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Sodium sorbate

Synonyms

  • 2,4-Hexadienoic acid, sodium salt
  • 2,4-Hexadienoic acid, sodium salt, (E,E)-
  • AI3-15084
  • CCRIS 5163
  • EINECS 231-819-3
  • HSDB 771
  • Sodium 2,4-hexadienoate, (E,E)-
  • Sodium sorbate
  • Sorban sodny
  • Sorban sodny [Czech]
  • Sorbic acid, sodium salt
  • UNII-TGW6Q2CCVM

Systematic Names

  • 2,4-Hexadienoic acid, sodium salt, (E,E)-
  • Sodium (E,E)-hexa-2,4-dienoate
  • Sodium sorbate
  • Sorbic acid, sodium salt

Superlist Name

  • Sodium sorbate

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 7757-81-5

FDA UNII

  • TGW6Q2CCVM

Other Registry Number

  • 42788-83-0

System Generated Number

  • 0007757815

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formulas

  • C6-H7-O2.Na
  • C6-H8-O2.Na

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C6-H7-O2
  • C6-H8-O2
  • COMPONENT
  • Na

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C6H8O2.Na/c1-2-3-4-5-6(7)8;/h2-5H,1H3,(H,7,8);/q;+1/p-1/b3-2+,5-4+;

InChIKey

LROWVYNUWKVTCU-STWYSWDKSA-M

Smiles

C(=C\C=C\C)\C(=O)[O-].[Na+]

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 2500mg/kg (2500mg/kg)   FAO Nutrition Meetings Report Series. Vol. 53A, Pg. 121, 1974.
rat LD50 oral 7160mg/kg (7160mg/kg)   Journal of Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology. Vol. 30, Pg. 63, 1948.