E203 - Calcium sorbate

Functions: Preservative

Calcium sorbate is the calcium salt of sorbic acid. Calcium sorbate is a polyunsaturated fatty acid salt. It is a commonly used food preservative; its E number is E203. - Wikipedia

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EFSA evaluation: Scientific Opinion on the re-evaluation of sorbic acid -E 200-, potassium sorbate -E 202- and calcium sorbate -E 203- as food additives (2015-06-30)

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