1. It is one of the ideal food preservatives which has a huge potential market.
2. herbicide : In the pesticide industry, propionic acid can be used to produce propionamide, which in turn produces some herbicide varieties. According to the development plan of the pesticide industry, herbicides are the key development species of my country's pesticide industry.
3. Flavoring Agents
4. Intermediates : In the pharmaceutical industry, propionic acid has a weak inhibitory effect on the growth of fungi both inside and outside the body. It can be used for the treatment of dermatophytes, and is often formulated with zinc undecylenate for external use.