calcium propionate

calcium propionate
calcium propionate n a mold-inhibiting calcium salt C6H10CaO4 used chiefly as a food preservative (as in bread)

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the calcium salt of propionic acid, which has antifungal properties; used alone or in combination with sodium propionate or other agents as a preservative to inhibit mold production in bakery and milk products, other foods, tobacco, and pharmaceuticals and as a topical antifungal in the treatment of various mycoses.

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