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Sodium benzoate

puriss., meets analytical specification of Ph. Eur., BP, FCC, E211, 99.0-100.5% (calc. to the dried substance), powder

Synonym(s):
Benzoic acid sodium salt, BENZOTRON
Linear Formula:
C6H5COONa
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
144.10
Beilstein:
3572467
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
39024301
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

grade

puriss.

Quality Level

assay

99.0-100.5% (calc. to the dried substance)

form

powder

quality

meets analytical specification of Ph. Eur., BP, FCC, E211

impurities

acidity or alkalinity, complies
oxidizable impurities, complies
residual solvents, complies
≤0.001% heavy metals (as Pb)
≤0.03% halogenated compounds (as Cl)

loss

≤1% loss on drying, 105 °C

mp

>300 °C (lit.)

solubility

water: soluble 556 g/L

anion traces

chloride (Cl-): ≤100 mg/kg
sulfate (SO42-): ≤100 mg/kg

cation traces

As: ≤2 mg/kg
Cu: ≤10 mg/kg
Hg: ≤1 mg/kg
Pb: ≤2 mg/kg
Zn: ≤10 mg/kg

suitability

complies for appearance of solution

SMILES string

[Na+].[O-]C(=O)c1ccccc1

InChI

1S/C7H6O2.Na/c8-7(9)6-4-2-1-3-5-6;/h1-5H,(H,8,9);/q;+1/p-1

InChI key

WXMKPNITSTVMEF-UHFFFAOYSA-M

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Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Eagleson M.
Concise Encyclopedia Chemistry, 121-121 (1994)
Saurav Brahmachari et al.
Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950), 179(1), 275-283 (2007-06-21)
Experimental allergic encephalomyelitis (EAE) is the animal model for multiple sclerosis. This study explores a novel use of sodium benzoate (NaB), a commonly used food additive and a Food and Drug Administration-approved nontoxic drug for urea cycle disorders, in treating...
H M Pylypiw et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 883(1-2), 299-304 (2000-07-26)
A rapid and reliable method is presented for the determination of the preservatives sodium benzoate and potassium sorbate in fruit juices, sodas, soy sauce, ketchup, peanut butter, cream cheese, and other foods. The procedure utilizes high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) followed...
Huey-Jen Tsay et al.
Neurotoxicology and teratology, 29(5), 562-569 (2007-07-24)
Sodium benzoate (SB) is a commonly used food preservative and anti-microbial agent in many foods from soup to cereals. However, little is known about the SB-induced toxicity and teratogenicity during early embryonic development. Here, we used zebrafish as a model...
Jia Li et al.
Environmental science and pollution research international, 18(9), 1567-1573 (2011-05-18)
This study investigated the effect of copper on chemical oxygen demand (COD) removal efficiency and on the properties (mainly settling and dewatering) and the composition of extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) when 20 mg/L Cu(II) was continuously dosed to a sequencing...

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