Sacks of 25 kilos.
Deliquescent powder in moist air, very soluble in water, slightly soluble in alcohol.
Sodium salt of propionic acid.
As a preservative in baking to prevent fungus formation, as an additive in foods, it inhibits the development of bacteria in the finished bread dough. Fungicide and preventive of growth of molds and fungi in bakery products. It is considered safe, since it is metabolized like any other fatty acid in the human body and studies carried out on animals have shown that it is nontoxic.