Progusta Progusta Sodium Acetate, Anhydrous food ·

Progusta SA (sodium acetate) is an effective buffering agent, a flavoring agent, and a growth inhibitor of molds and bacteria found in various foods products.

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Following documents are available for download:

Technical Data Sheet Sodium Acetate, Anhydrous Food
Safety Data Sheet Sodium Acetate, Anhydrous Food
Product Specification Sheet Sodium Acetate, Anhydrous Food

Acidity regulation (buffer)
Sodium acetate mixed with acetic acid forms a pH buffering mixture, which can be used to stabilize the pH of foods in the range pH 3-6. Concentrations can be diluted at least 10 times with minimum effect on pH. However, the stability decreases.

Progusta SA can be used to preserve processed meats and it is often used in combination with lactates. The typical inclusion level is 0.2 to 0.5%. Sodium acetate is mainly used in salad dressings, meat products, sauces, dressings, and ready meals.

The exact dosage levels and allowed applications depend on local legislation.

Progusta SA is used in combination with sodium diacetate and other acids as a flavoring agent in various meat products and ready meals.

In all cases, it is advisable to carry out an initial trial, so that the precise effects on product characteristics can be determined. Finally, you should always check the local legislation for the exact dosage levels and allowed applications.

Available grades and packaging

Progusta SA / Sodium Acetate complies to the FCC, the EU-legislation (E262i), the JECFA (WHO) and the Japanese Standards of Food Additives.

Progusta SA / Sodium Acetate is stable for 2 years from date of production. Physical stability and appearance may change before the end of shelf-life if not stored single-stacked in well closed original packaging, dry and at room temperature.

Available grades and packaging
Progusta SA anhydrous powder grade is available in 20kg, 25kg bags and 2000lb big bags
Progusta SA trihydrate crystal grade is available in 25kg bags and in 200lb drums
Progusta SA anhydrous fine agglomerate available in 20kg bags and 400kg big bag

Safety precautions
Progusta SA has no classification. However, always check the Safety Data Sheet before using the product.

Buffering agent