Sodium benzoate E211 powder

Sodium benzoate E211 powder
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Sodium benzoate E211 powder - a food-grade substance used as a food and feed additive. Sodium benzoate is used as a food preservative in the food industry. Reduces the growth of bacterial flora, mold and yeast. It is widely used in the production of sweetened beverages and is marked on the label with the symbol E211.

Sodium benzoate E211 powder - occurs in the form of a white powder, which shows the strongest effect at slightly acidic pH. It dissolves well in water and less so in organic solvents. Sodium benzoate is used to preserve fruit and vegetable preserves, salads and fish marinades. It is also used to preserve fruit yoghurts, beer and olives. Sodium benzoate is not harmful to the environment and accumulates in water and soil. It also does not accumulate in the human body. The acceptable daily dose of sodium benzoate is 5 mg/kg of body weight. It is also used in the cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries and as a component of anti-corrosion agents. It is used in the production of plastics as an additive that improves their strength and purity. It is also used in pyrotechnics.

CAS 532-32-1

Appearance: White crystalline powder

Main ingredient content: 99-100%

Chemical formula : C7H5O2Na

Molar mass: 144.1 g/mol

Chlorinated organic compounds: max. 0.06%

Hazard statements:

H319 – Irritating to eyes.

Phrases specifying the conditions of safe use:

P101 - If medical advice is needed, have product container or label at hand

P280 - wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.

P305+P351+P338 - If in eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do, continue rinsing.

P337+P313 - If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.

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