INCI: Sodium Benzoate
CAS number: 532-32-1
DESCRIPTION: Crystal powder or white granules, almost odorless.
SOLUBILITY: Easily soluble in water, sparingly soluble in ethanol.
DRYING LOSS (4 h, 105 ºC) <1.5%
ACIDITY AND ALKALINITY <0.2 ml
HEAVY METALS <10 ppm
ARSENIC <3 ppm
LEAD <2 ppm
MERCURY <1 ppm
COMP. CHLORINE ORGANIC <0.06%
SUSPENSION EASILY OXIDABLES Complies Test
ADDITIVE NO .: E-211
The product is suitable for use as a food additive, among other uses. For proper use in food, consult current regulations regarding doses and permitted uses.
CONSERVATION: In tightly closed containers.
It is a bactericidal and fungicidal preservative used especially in the food industry. Suitable for preservation of craft and natural cosmetics. This preservative is effective only in a slightly acidic medium. Is used in most cases in combination with other conservantes.forma perfect tandem with potassium sorbate to the conservation of natural cosmetics.
0.5% is generally used.