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  • n. Any salt or ester of sorbic acid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A salt of sorbic acid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A salt of sorbic acid.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a material that has been or is capable of being taken up by another substance by either absorption or adsorption


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  • Dannon Light & Fit Peach yogurt contains more than 11 different additives including Red 40, aspartame, potassium sorbate, sucralose, and acesulfame potassium.

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  • As it was, his probably useful suggestions about potassium sorbate and arrested fermentation were met with a sullen, nervous chuckle.


  • The patty is topped with some chopped raw onion and pickle slices made from "cucumbers, water, distilled vinegar, salt, calcium chloride, alum, potassium sorbate (preservative), natural flavors (plant source), polysorbate 80, extractives of turmeric (color)."

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  • I am really interested in seeing how the glue works-it is made from boric acid, natural bio-polymers, water and potassium sorbate.

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  • Sorbic Acid (potassium sorbate, calcium sorbate) - This functions as a preservative and is found in yogurts, processed cheeses, pickles and sauces, juices, jams, and jellies.

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  • Watch out for those brands with preservatives such as potassium sorbate or potassium benzoate.

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  • Then I took a look at the ingredients and noticed that the freezer jam pectin contained several added ingredients, including a preservative: dextrose, fruit pectin, citric acid (assists gel), sodium citrate (controls acidity), potassium sorbate (preservative).

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  • Right at the bottom, underneath the double cheeseburger, the sundae, three cookies and two pies, come the 99-cent Apple Dippers - around 10 cold, crisp and slightly watery peeled apple slices, packaged in plastic with a small carton of sickly-sweet caramel dip that contains twice as many calories from fat as the slices themselves, as well as disodium phosphate, potassium sorbate and caramel colour.

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  • Dip a cotton tampon in a 3 percent solution 15 grams of dry potassium sorbate in one pint of water, then insert into the vagina at night and remove in the morning.


  • An effective and inexpensive treatment for candida infection is potassium sorbate, commonly used as a preservative in home brewing of beer.



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