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Potassium Sorbate is industrially produced by neutralizing sorbic acid with potassium hydroxide. With E number E202, it is widely utilized as preservative in food industry to prevent growth of molds & yeasts. This compound is completely suitable to be added to wine, cheese, fruit & soft drinks, and baked items. It also finds application in milkshakes & hotcake syrups served in restaurants. This compound has chemical formula C6H7KO2 with molar mass of 150.22 g/mol. Potassium Sorbate appears as white colored crystalline solid with melting point of 270 degrees Celsius. In several personal care items, it is added to inhibit growth of microorganisms and increase their life.