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Sodium benzoate

ReagentPlus®, 99%

Synonym: Benzoic acid sodium salt

  • CAS Number 532-32-1

  • Linear Formula C6H5COONa

  • Molecular Weight 144.10

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 3572467

  •  EC Number 208-534-8

  •  MDL number MFCD00012463

  •  eCl@ss 39024301

  •  PubChem Substance ID 57646852

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Properties

Related Categories Essential Chemicals, Research Essentials, Salts, Sodium Salts
Quality Level   200
product line   ReagentPlus®
assay   99%
mp   >300 °C (lit.)
solubility   water: soluble(lit.)
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

Description

General description

Sodium benzoate is the sodium salt of benzoic acid. On dissolution in water it affords weakly basic solution. 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 is a Food and Drug Administration-approved nontoxic drug. It can be obtained via acid-base reaction between benzoic acid and sodium bicarbonate/sodium hydroxide solution.

Application

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

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

25 g in poly bottle

3, 5 kg in poly drum

Legal Information

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
DH6650000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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