Monday, December 03, 2012

Sodium Benzoate

Sodium Benzoate

  • Synonyms of sodium benzoate are Benzoic acid, sodium salt, Sobenate, Natrium benzoic, Antimol, Benzoate of soda and it has the chemical formula NaC6H5CO2.
  • Raw Materials of sodium benzoate are sodium hydroxide, benzoic acid, it is widely used food preservative and acidic foods.
  • The sodium benzoic can be produced by reacting the neutralization of benzoic acid, sodium hydroxide.
  • Sodium benzoate occurs naturally at levels of 10-1000 mg/kg in many foodstuffs in natural occurrences and it also occurs in many plants and in animals.
  • Sodium salt of benzoic acid is a sodium benzoate & one gram of the salt is soluble in 2 ml of water, in 75 ml of ethyl alcohol and in 50 ml of 90% ethyl alcohol.

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