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Sodium benzoate

purum p.a., ≥99.0% (NT)

Synonym: Benzoic acid sodium salt

  • CAS Number 532-32-1

  • Linear Formula C6H5COONa

  • Molecular Weight 144.10

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 3572467

  •  EC Number 208-534-8

  •  MDL number MFCD00012463

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329763166

  •  eCl@ss 39024301

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Properties

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InChI Key   WXMKPNITSTVMEF-UHFFFAOYSA-M
grade   purum p.a.
assay   ≥99.0% (NT)
mp   >300 °C(lit.)
solubility   water: soluble(lit.)
anion traces   chloride (Cl-): ≤50 mg/kg
  sulfate (SO42-): ≤50 mg/kg
cation traces   Ca: ≤50 mg/kg
  Cd: ≤50 mg/kg
  Co: ≤50 mg/kg
  Cu: ≤50 mg/kg
  Fe: ≤50 mg/kg
  K: ≤2000 mg/kg
  Ni: ≤50 mg/kg
  Pb: ≤50 mg/kg
  Zn: ≤50 mg/kg

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Application

Sodium benzoate may be used in the preparation of various heavy metal benzoates.

General description

Sodium benzoate is the sodium salt of benzoic acid. On dissolution in water it affords weakly basic solution. It is widely employed as a food preservative and in various cosmetic products. It has anti-corrosive properties. Its determination in fruit juices, sodas, soy sauce, ketchup, peanut butter, cream cheese and other foods by HPLC method has been proposed. It exhibits microbicidal action and is added as anti-microbial agent in various food products. It is a Food and Drug Administration-approved nontoxic drug.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
DH6650000
Flash Point(F) 
>212 °F
Flash Point(C) 
>100 °C
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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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