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Calcium Propionate


1.Chemical Name:Calcium Propionate

2.Molecular Formula: C6H10CaO4·0-1 H2O

3.Molecular Weight:186.22 (Anhydride)


5.Character: White crystalline granule or powder; Odorless or with little propionate smell; Deliquescent; Soluble in water (40%), insoluble in alcohol and ethers. The PH value of aqueous solution with 10% is between 8.0 and 10.0.






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7.Storage: Stockpiled at the ventilated place, avoiding rain, moisture and insolation.

8.Usages: Calcium propionate is a new kind of feed additive, which is mainly used as antifungal agent and can prolong the fresh-keeping period of feed. If combined with other inorganic salts, it can also increase the appetite of livestock and milk production of dairy cows. Calcium propionate has the advantages of low volatility, high temperature resistance and good animal adaptability. It is suitable for various feedstuffs.

9.Packing: It is packed with polythene bag as the inner layer, and polywoven bag as the outer layer. The net weight of each bag is 25kg.

10.Shelf Life: Two years 

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