Languages
Food & Beverage
Home    |    Food & Beverage

Sodium Benzoate

BP,BP98 Powder
Production Information
PROPERTIES   &  USAGE
Properties   Usage
Chemical formula C7H5NaO2 Preservative
Density 1.497 g/cm3 Other uses
Melting point 410 °C (770 °F; 683 K) Pharmaceutical applications
Molar mass 144.10 g·mol−1  
 
SPECIFICATION  
Specification Unit    
Assay (On dry basis) % : 99.5 min
Loss on drying % : 1 max
Alkalinity mg. HCL/g : 0.1 max
Acidity max. mg. NaOH/g : 0.4 max
Heavy Metals (as Pb) mg/kg : 6 max
Iron mg/kg : 2 max
Color APHA   : 2-19
Appearance   : White Flakes