An easy to use and effective preservative in many common products try Sodium benzoate for to its economical antimicrobial action combined with its low toxicity and low taste.
1 Lb with price breaks at 5 Lb and 10 Lb
From carbonated and non-carbonated beverages, shaved ice, snow cone juices and flavors to fruit juices, to syrups, pickles and so many other products - sodium benzoate is widely used.
Generally, sodium benzoate is listed as "GRAS" or GENERALLY REGARDED AS SAFE by the U.S. FDA when used as an antimicrobial agent or as a flavoring agent and adjunct in levels not to exceed good manufacturing practice (GMP), currently limited to 0.1% Maximum in food. Sodium benzoate works best in acidic environments.
Sodium Benzoate is primarily used as a preservative in the food and beverage industries. It also is used as a preservative in cosmetic products and as a corrosion inhibitor in automotive and other antifreeze products. It is also used in foods as salad dressing, pickles, fruit juices, and carbonated drinks.
Conforms to FCC Food Grade / E211 / EP Grade specification requirements.
Sodium Benzoate is often used in conjunction with our Fine Citric Acid
Citric Acid reduces the pH. Sodium Benzoate is most effective in a low pH environment, at a pH of 6 and under. Sodium Benzoate is often combined with Potassium Sorbate
in low pH products to provide a more effective and synergistic preservative effect against yeast and mold.
This is an easy to use white to off white, extruded pellet form.
Easily dissolves and disperses in water.
Sodium benzoate is a hygroscopic material. Therefore, the container MUST be kept closed when not in use. It will easily dissolve in water, forming a transparent, colorless solution.