Feed grade propionic acid

Feed grade propionic acid
About product
  • Feed grade propionic acid
  • Content 99.5%
  • Used in the production of animal feed
  • Laboratory reagent
  • Semi-finished product for processing polymers

Propionic acid is formed in the human body as a result of the decomposition of sugars, fiber and pectins by bacteria. This acid is commonly used in the food industry as a food preservative with the symbol E-280. It is an addition to packaged sliced ​​bread, rye bread and pastry products. The maximum permitted dose is 3000 mg/kg. It is used as an anti-mold agent in animal feed.

Summary formula

C3H6O2 _ _

Contents %


Heavy metals

max. 5ppm

molar mass

74.07 g/mol


colorless liquid

Hazard statements:
H226 - Flammable liquid and vapour.
H314 - Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
H335 - May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary statements:
P280 - Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P271 - Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
P210 - Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. No smoking.
P243 - Take action against static discharges.
P260 - Do not breathe dust/mist.
P241 - Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting equipment.
P264 - Wash thoroughly with plenty of soap and water after handling.
P240 - Ground and bond container and receiving equipment.
P242 - Use only non-sparking tools.
P305 + P351 + P338 - IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P310 - Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
P303 + P361 + P353 - IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. P304+ P340 - IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
P301 + P330 + P331 - IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. DO NOT induce vomiting.
P370 + P378 - In case of fire: use water spray, powder, foam or carbon dioxide to extinguish.
P233 - Keep container tightly closed.
P403 + P235 - Store in a well-ventilated place. Store in a cool place.
P405 - Store locked up.
P501 - Dispose of contents/container to waste collection points

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