Natural Food Preservative Nisin

Other Trading Names:

  • Nisin from Lactococcus lactis
  • Nisin Powder

CAS Number: 1414-45-5

HS Code: 29419090

Types of Packaging:

  • 1 Kg Aluminium Bag
  • 25 Kg Drum
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Natural Food Preservative Nisin

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Chemical Name


Cas Number



White Powder

Molecular Formula


Molecular Weight

3354.1 g/mol

Boiling Point


Water Solubility

Soluble in Water

Flash Point





Food Grade


1.02 g/mL


99% Min

Chemical Description

  • Nisin, also known as lactobacillus peptide with a cas num 1414-45-5.
  • It is a natural bioactive antimicrobial peptide that is extracted using biotechnology as a pure, natural, efficient, and safe peptide active substance.
  • Nisin has a strong inhibitory effect on many Gram-positive bacteria, including food spoilage bacteria and pathogenic bacteria.
  • It is the only bacteriocin allowed to be used as a food additive in the world.
  • It is widely used in food additives.
  • Nisin is commonly used in cheese, yogurt, and other dairy products to inhibit the growth of spoilage bacteria and pathogens, such as Listeria monocytogenes and Clostridium botulinum.
  • It helps extend the shelf life of processed meats, such as sausages and canned meats, by preventing bacterial growth.
  • Nisin is added to certain beverages, including beer and wine, to prevent spoilage and maintain quality.
  • It is used in canned vegetables, soups, and sauces to enhance preservation and ensure safety.
  • It has potential applications in the development of new antibiotics due to its effectiveness against antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
  • It is also explored for use in topical formulations for treating skin infections and wounds.
  • Nisin is included in some oral care products, such as toothpaste and mouthwash, for its antibacterial properties.
  • It is utilized in certain cosmetic products for its preservative qualities, helping to extend shelf life and prevent microbial contamination.
  • The solubility in general water (pH=7) is 49 mg Nisin/ml; If the solubility increases to 118mg Nisin/ml in 0.02M HCl.
  • It is used as a preservative in animal feed to maintain feed quality and prevent the growth of harmful bacteria, ensuring the health and safety of livestock.
  • Nisin is a solid powder that needs to be soluble in water or liquid when used, and its solubility varies at different pH values.
  • It is Excellent acid and heat-resistant.
  • It must be stored in tight, light-resistant containers to avoid exposure to direct sunlight, moisture, and excessive heat.
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