Sodium Benzoate is a powerful and versatile preservative used in the food and cosmetics industries. It is highly effective in preventing the growth of bacteria and fungi, ensuring the safety and longevity of products. With a success rate of over 99%, it is a trusted choice for maintaining the quality and freshness of various goods.
E211 (when used as a food additive)
Benzoate of Soda
Sodium Salt of Benzoic Acid
CAS Number: 532-32-1
Chemical Formula: C₇H₅NaO₂
Average Molar Mass: Approximately 144.11 g/mol
Density: The density of sodium benzoate may vary depending on its form, but it is generally around 1.44 g/cm³.
Appearance: Sodium benzoate is typically a white, crystalline powder or granules.
Odor: It is odorless.
Applications and Uses:
Sodium benzoate is a widely used preservative in the food and beverage industry to prevent the growth of bacteria, yeast, and molds in acidic products.
It is used in a variety of food and beverage products, including soft drinks, fruit juices, jams, pickles, and salad dressings.
In pharmaceuticals, it can be used as a preservative in oral medications and topical preparations.
Sodium benzoate also has applications in cosmetics, personal care products, and industrial processes.
Storage and Handling Guidelines:
Store sodium benzoate in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight and heat sources.
Keep containers tightly sealed to prevent moisture absorption and contamination.
Avoid contact with incompatible substances, such as strong acids and strong bases.
Follow any specific storage instructions provided by the manufacturer or supplier.
Sodium benzoate is generally recognized as safe (GRAS) when used as a food preservative in accordance with established guidelines.
It is non-toxic when consumed at recommended levels.
Avoid inhalation of dust or vapors. Use in a well-ventilated area if handling in powdered form.
In case of skin or eye contact, rinse thoroughly with water. Seek medical attention if irritation persists.
Keep sodium benzoate out of reach of children and pets.
Read and follow all safety data sheet (SDS) instructions and recommendations provided by the manufacturer or supplier.
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