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532-32-1 - Sodium benzoate, 99% - Benzoic acid sodium salt - A15946 - Alfa Aesar

A15946 Sodium benzoate, 99%

CAS Number
532-32-1
Synonyms
Benzoic acid sodium salt

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
250g 13.41
500g 16.75
2500g 57.17
10000g 210.12
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Sodium benzoate, 99%

MDL
MFCD00012463
EINECS
208-534-8

Chemical Properties

Formula
C7H5NaO2
Formula Weight
144.11
Melting point
>300°
Solubility
Soluble in water, alcoholSoluble in water, alcohol, ammonia and pyridine.

Applications

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.

Notes

Hygroscopic. Incompatible with alkalis, mineral acids and strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Villarruel, S.; Giannuzzi, L.; Rivero, S.; Pinotti, A. Changes induced by UV radiation in the presence of sodium benzoate in films formulated with polyvinyl alcohol and carboxymethyl cellulose. Mater. Sci. Eng. C 2015, 56, 545-554.

Matsuura, A.; Fujita, Y.; Iyo, M.; Hashimoto, K. Effects of sodium benzoate on pre-pulse inhibition deficits and hyperlocomotion in mice after administration of phencyclidine. Acta Neuropsych. 2015, 27 (3), 159-167.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H303

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May be harmful if swallowed.

Precautionary Statements: P280-P264-P305+P351+P338-P362-P312-P321-P332+P313-P337+P313-P302+P352

Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Wash thoroughly after handling. 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. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Specific treatment (see label). If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.

Other References

Merck
14,8582
Beilstein
3572467
Harmonized Tariff Code
2916.31
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
DH6650000

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