Crafter's Choice™ Potassium Sorbate Powder - Wholesale Supplies Plus
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Crafter's Choice™ Potassium Sorbate Powder


Additional Information
Potassium Sorbate Powder, which is a potassium salt of sorbic acid, is used as a preservative in cosmetic formulations. It is a fine white powder that can easily be incorporated into the water phase of formulations. It is effective in formulations with a pH between 2 - 6.5. Use Potassium Sorbate Powder in a variety of products including hair care, lotions, creams and bath products. Potassium Sorbate is effective against fungi, mold and yeast.

Country Of Origin: China

Directions & Ingredients
International Nomenclature of Cosmetic Ingredients (INCI):
Potassium Sorbate

Common Name Ingredient Listing (FDA Approved):
Potassium Sorbate

Mix into water phase of formulation. Usage rate of 0.1% - 3%.
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Posted By: Mauricea   |   August 23, 2022

"Can this be used in a leave in conditioner spray that is a blend of oil and water. "

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Posted By: Heather   |   May 20, 2022

"Can I use this as a preservative in lotion bars or bath fizzies? Kathy"

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Posted By: Breanna    |   September 05, 2021

"Would potassium sorbate be a good choice to use as a preservative in liquid soap??"

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Posted By: ej   |   June 05, 2021

"Is this a good preservative for body scrubs and is it safe for the face?"

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Posted By: Shandreca   |   May 10, 2021

"How much Potassium Sorbate Powder should I use in a gallon of homemade conditioner that has 3 cups of water? "

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Posted By: Shandreca   |   May 09, 2021

"I am making homemade hair conditioner. I plan on using optiphen and potassium sorbate powder in my hair conditioner. Do both products have to be added once the conditioner is cooled with the water? "

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Posted By: Shandreca   |   April 08, 2021

"Can this product be used with optiphen as well in homemade hair conditioner and shampoo?"

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Posted By: Jacqueline   |   April 26, 2021

"I see that you can incorporate this into the water phase of production, how would you incorporate into an oil only ingredient recipe?"

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Posted By: Daphaniediary   |   April 03, 2021

"Will this work good in my whipping body butter as a preservative. Thank you"

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Posted By: Cassandra   |   March 15, 2021

"Is this a broad spectrum preservative? Can I use it in conditioner?"

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Posted By: Des   |   October 05, 2020

"Is this heat sensitive? Is it ok to add to a heated water phase?"

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Posted By: Mm   |   October 04, 2020

"Hello, I was wondering if these are food safe aswell? I'd like to use them in some food products but I'm not sure if they work the same."

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Posted By: Sandretta   |   August 25, 2020

"Could or should I use this in addition to Optiphen Plus when making a shampoo?"

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Posted By: Janice   |   May 30, 2020

"Would the combination of Potassium Sorbate and Sodium Benzoate work for oil based products such as sugar or salt scrubs? I am trying to avoid using synthetic preservatives but I still would like to add a natural preservative if possible. Thank you. "

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Posted By: Alyssa   |   February 02, 2020

"Hello, when Potassium Sorbate is used with Benzoate, is it then a broad spectrum preservative? What is the shelf life of a water based product when using the two together? Also, are both PS and Benz safe for use in children’s/infant products? Thank you. "

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Posted By: Crystal   |   October 12, 2019

"I would love to see more recipes using this ingredient. I actually do not make any products using beeswax, but I love that it is a natural preservative. I know this is not a question. "

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Posted By: Nikki   |   September 22, 2019

"Would this give a boost of protection if used alongside Germall plus in a o/w day cream?"

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Posted By: Sondarya   |   June 09, 2019

"If added Sodium Benzoate, How much ratio of Potassium Sorbate powder is effective. Does adding both the ingredients would protect it against bacteria? I would like to use it in liquid soap (PH 6.5). Are these effective preservative? What amount can I add in Moisturizer? if yes, What amount of each ingredient, I should use. Thanks."

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Posted By: Omo   |   June 06, 2019

"What is the shelf life?"

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Posted By: Delora    |   May 20, 2019

"Is this considered a paraben free or vegan product?"

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Posted By: Jeffrey   |   May 20, 2019

"Is this just as effective as your liquid preservatives? At a usage rate of 1-3 percent is is much more cost effective. Does the powder impart any "feel" to the lotions, etc? "

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Posted By: BB   |   May 19, 2019

"Would this be safe to use in facial products including eye cream, lotios, toners and sprays? Thank you for your time on this."

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Submit A Rating Average Customer Rating: (1 Reviews)

Donna • Florida

Date Submitted:  06/25/2020

I Recommend This Product!
"love it"
COMMENTS:  works great
PRODUCT USED IN:   Lotions, Creams & Butters
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