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W302503

Sigma-Aldrich

Sodium benzoate

≥99%, FCC, FG

Synonym(s):
Benzoic acid sodium salt
Linear Formula:
C6H5COONa
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
144.10
FEMA Number:
3025
Beilstein:
3572467
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
E Number:
E 211
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1333/2008 & 178/2002
FCC
FDA 21 CFR 150.141
FDA 21 CFR 150.161
FDA 21 CFR 166.110
FDA 21 CFR 181.23
FDA 21 CFR 184.1733

assay

≥99%

mp

>300 °C (lit.)

solubility

water: soluble 0.5 g/mL

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

Featured Industry

Flavors and Fragrances

Organoleptic

odorless

food allergen

no known allergens

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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