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16 Oz / 1 Pound
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SODIUM BENZOATE. Since the early 1900's, sodium benzoate has been used widely as a preservative. It is utilized in a wide range of preservative applications due to its antimicrobial action combined with its low toxicity and low taste. From carbonated and non-carbonated beverages, fruit and fruit juices, syrups, olives, pickles and other condiments sodium benzoate is widely used in a number of the products we consume through everyday use.
Sodium benzoate is a hygroscopic material. Therefore, the container MUST be kept closed when not in use. Our granules easily dissolve in water, forming a transparent, colorless solution.
Generally, sodium benzoate is listed as "GRAS" or GENERALLY REGARDED AS SAFE by the U.S. FDA when used as an antimicrobial agent or as a flavoring agent and adjunct in levels not to exceed good manufacturing practice (GMP), currently limited to 0.1% Maximum in food. Sodium benzoate works best in acidic environments.
Sodium Benzoate is primarily used as a preservative in the food and beverage industries. It also is used as a preservative in cosmetic products and as a corrosion inhibitor in automotive and other antifreeze products. It is also used in foods as salad dressing, pickles, fruit juices, and carbonated drinks.

Conforms to FCC Food Grade / E211 / EP Grade specification requirements.

Often used in conjunction with and you may also need .
Our Sodium Benzoate is an easy to use extruded pellet form. No dusty powder.
Easily dissolves in water.

You will receive an MSDS with this material. If you do NOT receive the MSDS do NOT use the material. Request an MSDS and we will either mail or fax it to you. Do not use this material until you receive an MSDS.

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