Easy to use and effective as a preservative in many common products try Sodium benzoate for to its economical antimicrobial action combined with its low toxicity and low taste.
From carbonated and non-carbonated beverages, fruit and fruit juices, syrups, olives, pickles and other condiments sodium benzoate is widely used in a number of the products we consume every day.
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.
Often used in combination with our top selling fine Fine Citric Acid
to reduce pH since Sodium Benzoate is more effective at lower pH.
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.
Our Sodium Benzoate is an easy to use extruded pellet form. No dusty powder.
Sodium benzoate is a hygroscopic material. The container MUST be kept closed when not in use.
Easily dissolves in water, forming a transparent, colorless solution.