Sodium Benzoate 99.9% USP,BP,Ph.EUR


Sodium benzoate has the chemical formula NaC7H5O2; it is a widely used food preservative, with E number E211. It is the sodium salt of benzoic acid and exists in this form when dissolved in water.

Complies to requirements of FCC, USP/NF,Ph.Eur,BP,JP,E211

Minimum Assay: >99.9% m/m
Molecular Formula: C6H5CO2Na
Molecular Weight: 144.11
Solubility in Water (% weight): 560 g/l @ 20 C
Colour:  Loss on drying @ 105 C: <1.0%
Heavy Metals (as Pb): Total Chloride: Chloride (Cl): Sulphate (SO4): Acidity: 
Mercury (Hg): <0.1mg/Kg
Turbidity: <0.5NTU
Phthalic Acid: <50mg/Kg

  • Preservative
  • Pharmaceutical applications
  • Fireworks

Hazard Phrases: Causes serious eye irritation.

Cas No: 532-32-1

Einecs No: 208-534-8

HS Code: 29163190


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