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Sodium Benzoate BP

Sodium benzoate is the sodium salt of benzoic acid and exists in this form when dissolved in water.


Sodium benzoate is a preservative, with the E number E211. It is most widely used in acidic foods such as salad dressings (i.e. acetic acid in vinegar), carbonated drinks jams and fruit juices, pickles, condiments and frogurt toppings. It is also used as a preservative in medicines and cosmetics.


Chemical Name: Sodium Benzoate
Synonym: Benzoic acid, sodium salt
Molecular Formula: C7H5NaO2
Molecular Weight: 144.1 g/mol
CAS No.: 532-32-1


General Specifications

Test Specification
Characters It occurs as a white or almost white, crystalline or granular powder or flakes, slightly hygroscopic

Test (A)

Test (B)


(a)It gives the reaction of benzoates

(b)It gives the reaction of sodium

Solubility Freely soluble in water, sparingly soluble in ethanol (90% V/V)
Appearance of solution The solution is clear and not more intensely colored than the reference solution Y6
Acidity or alkalinity Specified test
Halogenated compounds-

Ionised Chlorine

Total Chlorine


Not more than 200 ppm

Not more than 300 ppm

Heavy metals Not more than 10 ppm
Loss on drying Not more than 2.0%
Assay Not less than 99.0% and not more than 100.5% (dried substances)


Shelf life, Storage and Packing

It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.


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