Potassium Sorbate

Sorbato de Potasio

INCI: Potassium Sorbate
What is Potassium Sorbate?
Potassium sorbate is the potassium salt of sorbic acid, which is found in some fruits, and is used in both food and cosmetics to preserve products.
What is Potassium Sorbate used for?
It is a mild preservative that works together with other similarly acting ingredients to provide a broader spectrum of protection. Upon contact with water, it releases sorbic acid, which contributes to preventing cosmetics from spoiling by inhibiting the proliferation of fungi and yeasts. It is harmless, skin-compatible, and has a low environmental impact.