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KMS SOLUTION 18% (E224) - PRESERVATIVES
KMS SOLUTION 18% is a food grade Potassium Metabisulphite solution, which provides a convenient way of adding measured quantities of sulphur dioxide.
Potassium Metabisulphite is a permitted derivative form of sulphur dioxide and is a well established proven preservative which is used in the brew-ing, wine and food industries. It is also known as E224. Added to wine and cider at the pH range of between 3.6 and 4.4 it prohibits the growth of wild yeasts, bacteria and fungi giving effective prevention of biological spoilage. In addition to this its antioxidant properties confer increased physical stability and prolonged shelf life to beer.