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Sodium Benzoate Food Grade

Sodium Benzoate Food Grade

RM9.00 MYR
Sodium benzoate is a substance which is a widely used food preservative. It can be produced by reacting sodium hydroxide with benzoic acid.

CAS NO. 532-32-1
Maximum dosage - 0.1%

Form:  Crystal, Granules, Crystaline Powder
Water Solubility:  Soluble
Color:  White
Stability: Stable but may be moisture sensitive
Odor:  Odorless

  • The most common source of sodium benzoate is food; manufacturers use it as a preservative to prevent spoilage. Acidic products like sauerkraut, jellies and jams, hot sauce and soda are the most common sources of sodium benzoate.

  • It is also used  in cosmetics and personal care product formulas as a fragrance ingredient, masking ingredient, anti-corrosive agent.

  • Sodium benzoate has recently been incorporated into plastics, like polypropylene, where it has been found to improve clarity and strength.  

  • Sodium benzoate is used as a medication to treat hyperammonemia, a rare disorder that causes excess ammonia to accumulate in the blood.

  • Sodium benzoate is also used in fireworks as a fuel in whistle mix.

  • It is used as an intermediate during the manufacture of dyes.

  • It is also used in tobacco and pharmaceutical preparations

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