Sodium Benzoate, 99%, Alfa Aesar
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A1594630
Sodium benzoate is widely used as a preservative in food, medicine, cosmetics and animal feeds. It is used in the treatment of hyperammonemia and urea cycle disorders. It is used in the fireworks as a fuel in whistle mix. It is also used in the preparation of toothpaste and mouthwashes. It finds application in most of the acidic foods such as salad dressings (vinegar), carbonated drinks (carbonic acid), jams and fruit juices (citric acid), pickles (vinegar), and condiments.
Soluble in water, alcoholSoluble in water, alcohol, ammonia and pyridine.
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with alkalis, mineral acids and strong oxidizing agents.
|Benzoic acid sodium salt|
|Soluble in water, alcohol|
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
GHS P Statement
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.
Specific treatment (see label).
If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.
RTECSNumber : DH6650000
TSCA : TSCA